Helpful tip for Apple Safari users

If you’re a Mac OS X user who has found Safari a terrific Web browser, you’re probably also aware of an annoying quirk in the aplication; it displays type that’s so small that it’s not legible. This might help pages render more faithfully when compared to their Windows brethren, but from a usability standpoint it’s pretty annoying. Here’s the good news: quit Safari, open your Terminal.app program, and type in:

defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitMinimumFontSize 9


There. Now the program will never try to render text at smaller than 9 point. Nice and simple.

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