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Internet Explorer - Change Fonts Used for Webpages

How to Change Font Styles Used for Webpages in Internet Explorer
Published by Brink
20 Apr 2010
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How to Change Font Styles Used for Webpages in Internet Explorer


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This will show you how to change the fonts that are used to display on webpages in Internet Explorer to what you would like.

Resetting Internet Explorer will also reset any font changes you made below back to default as well.




Here's How:
1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. Open Internet Explorer, click/tap on Tools and Internet Options, and go to step 4 below.
NOTE: In Windows 8, this would only apply to the IE10 desktop version, and not the IE10 Metro (Windows UI) version.

3. Open the Control Panel (icons View), and click/tap on Internet Options, and go to step 4 below.

4. In the General tab under Appearance, click/tap on the Fonts button. (see screenshot below)
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5. To Select Your Own Fonts
NOTE: These settings will not affect webpages that are designed to prevent changes to fonts. If you want to use your font choices on all webpages, regardless of whether they've been specified by the website designer, you can use step 6 below to override website font settings.
A) Select the Language script from the drop down menu that you want to change the fonts for. (see screenshot below)
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B) Select the Webpage font and Plain text font for the selected Language script. (see screenshot above)

C) Repeat steps 5A and 5B for other Language scripts that you wish to change the fonts of.

D) When finished, click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 5A)
6. To Override Website Font Settings
NOTE: This will allow you to use your font choices in step 5 on all webpages, regardless of whether they've been specified by the website designer to prevent changes to fonts.
A) Click/tap on the Accesibility button. (see screenshot below)
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B) Check the Ignore font styles specified on webpages box, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)
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7. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 4 or 6A)

8. You may need to either refresh (F5) or close and reopen Internet Explorer to see the changes.
That's it,
Shawn




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