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How do I enable users the ability to increase the font size on SharePoint sites, by using the settings in their browser.

For example in using IE, users can use View > Text Size > Larger etc.

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If fonts aren't increasing in size, then you'll need to redefine the CSS for your site to use em as units for font size, rather than explicit pixel/point font sizes.

Here's a post about the different font size units in use today:

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