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by Tom Nelson

Safari’s ability to render text puts it ahead of most web browsers. It faithfully follows a web site’s style sheets or embedded HTML text height tags. This means that Safari consistently displays pages as their designers intended, which isn’t always a good thing. There’s no way for a web designer to know what size monitor a site visitor has, or how good their vision is.

SafariTextSizeButtons

Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

If you’re like me, you might sometimes wish a web site’s text was just a little bit bigger.

I occasionally misplace my reading glasses; sometimes, even with my glasses, the default type size is just too small. A quick click of the mouse brings everything back into perspective.

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