Website Accessibility

Changing text size

You can change the text size within your internet browser to a size that suits you.

In newer internet browsers, hold down the CTRL/Apple key and press + and - to change text size.

Or alternatively:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2.3, 5.5, 6.0 and 7.0 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. Choose View option

  3. Select Text Size from options list

  4. From next options list select Small, Medium, Large or Largest to set text to size you want

Mozilla Firefox 1.5, 2.0 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. Hold down Ctrl button on keyboard and press + (plus) key

  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure

  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want

  5. To make text smaller press Ctrl on keyboard and - (minus) key

Google Chrome 0.4 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. To make text larger press Ctrl++

  3. To make text smaller press Ctrl --

  4. To return text to normal size press Ctrl + 0

Opera 9.0 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. Press + (in some versions you might need to press the Shift key as well) to increase size and - to decrease text size. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%

  3. Alternatively press Alt + V to bring up the view menu and then press Z to bring up the zoom options. Then use the up and down arrow keys to select the option you want followed by Enter

Netscape 6.2, 7.0, 8.1 and 9.0 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. Hold down Ctrl button on keyboard and press + (plus) key

  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure

  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want

  5. To make text smaller press Ctrl on keyboard and - (minus) key 

Apple Safari 1.2, 2.0 and 3.0 +

  1. Open the browser

  2. Hold down Apple Key and press + (plus) key

  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure

  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want

  5. To make text smaller press Apple Key on keyboard and press -  (minus) key 

Using your keyboard to navigate the website

  • Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll up and down a page.

  • To jump from the top to the bottom of the pages use the page up and page down buttons.

  • Use the tab button to go to the next link, or hold down shift and press tab if you want to go back to the previous one. 

Opening PDF documents

  • You will need Adobe Reader on your computer, which may be downloaded from their website. 

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