Accessiblity

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To Change Text Size

Most Web browsers include functionality to let you increase or decrease the text in a Web page. For example, to increase text size:

 

Browser

Menu Items

Macintosh Shortcut

Windows Shortcut

Internet Explorer

View >

Text Size >

Largest

 

 

 

Firefox,

Nets

cape

View >

Text Size >

Increase

Command+

Ctrl++

Opera

View >

Zoom >

%           

Command+

+

or

0

Safari

View >

Make Text Bigger

Command+

 

 

For a Plain Layout View 

Turning off the style sheet gives a plain layout view, which:

  • makes text black on a white background (or however your browser is set)
  • puts all the information in one column (called "linearized")
  • leaves content images
  • removes background images

Browser

To access functionality:

Internet Explorer

View >
Style >
No Style

Firefox

View >
Page Style >
No Style

Opera

View >
Style >
User Mode

 

Other Text and Colour Changes

Browser

To access functionality:

Internet Explorer

Tools >
Options>

In the General Tab under Appearances choose Colors

 

Firefox

Windows Menu items:Tools > Options
Macintosh Menu items: Firefox > Preferences

In dialog box: General (in the left pane), Fonts & Colors (button)

 

Opera

Windows Menu items: Tools > Preferences
Macintosh Menu items: Opera > Preferences

In dialog box: Fonts and Page Style (in the left pane