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Accessibility

We hope that you're not having any problems using this website. However, if you do have any difficulty viewing the site, there are some things you can do to make it easier. These include changing the settings of your browser to better suit your needs and using specially provided keyboard shortcuts in case you have difficulty using a mouse. Changing browser settings



Changing browser settings

If you are having difficulties viewing our pages, most browsers allow users to change the settings in order to alter the way pages are displayed, which may improve readability.

Most browsers allow you to:

  • Ignore settings specified by a web page
  • Change the size of the font
  • Change the style of the font
  • Change the colour of the font
  • Change the background colour
  • Stop images downloading (so they are not visible)



Internet Exporer


How do I ignore the font / colour settings specified?

From the browser menu, go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options' Click on the 'Accessibility' option, which can be found under the 'General' tab. You will see the following options:

  • Ignore colours specified on Web pages
  • Ignore font styles specified on Web pages
  • Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages Tick the options that are appropriate to you.

    Click 'OK'
    Click 'OK' again to close the 'Internet Options' box

How do I change the colours of the text and background?

From the browser menu, go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options'
Click on the 'Colours' option, which can be found under the 'General' tab Untick the 'Use windows colours' option Select your own text and background colours (black text on a yellow background provides the most contrast)
To change the colours of visited and unvisited links, click on the colours and select your preferred colour from the palette that appears
Click 'OK'
Click 'OK' again to close the 'Internet Options' box

How do I change the font style?

From the browser menu, go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options'
Click on the 'Accessibility' option, which can be found under the 'General' tab Tick the 'Ignore font styles specified on Web pages' option Click 'OK' Back at the 'General' tab, click 'Fonts' From this screen you can change the way your pages display 'web page font' and 'plain text font.'
Once you have chosen your required settings, click 'OK'
Click 'OK' again to close the 'Internet Options' box

How do I change the font size?

From the main menu, go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options' Click on the 'Accessibility' option, which can be found under the 'General' tab Tick the 'Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages' box and click 'OK' Click 'OK' again to close the 'Internet Options' box Go to 'View' and select 'Text Size' and select the appropriate size text, e.g. 'largest' Adjust as appropriate

How do I stop images downloading?

This allows you to only view text and the page will load much faster From the main menu, go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options' Go to the 'Advanced' tab Scroll down the settings until you reach 'Multimedia' Untick the 'Show pictures' option Click 'OK' to close the 'Internet Options' box Top



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Netscape 7x



How do I ignore the font / colour settings specified?

From the main menu, go to the 'Edit' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Appearance' then 'Colors' Under the heading 'When a web page provides its own colors and background' check the option next to 'Use my chosen colors, ignoring the colors and background image specified' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the colours of the text and background?

From the main menu, go to the 'Edit' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Appearance' then 'Colors' Under the heading 'Text and Background' select your own text and background colours (black text on a yellow background provides the most contrast) To change the colours of visited and unvisited links, click on the colours and select your preferred colour from the palette that appears Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the font style?

From the main menu, go to the 'Edit' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Appearance' then 'Fonts' Change the font type to your required settings To use these fonts when you visit all websites in future, untick the option next to 'Allow documents to use other fonts' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the font size?

From the main menu, go to the 'View' menu and select 'Text Zoom' Select the appropriate size text, e.g. 'Larger' Netscape also allows you to choose the size of the text as a percentage of the original, e.g. 150%

How do I stop images downloading?

This allows you to only view text and the page will load much faster From the main menu, go to the 'Edit' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Privacy & Security' then 'Images' Under the heading 'Image Acceptance Policy' check the option next to 'Do not load any images' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box Top



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Opera

How do I ignore the font / colour settings specified?

From the main menu, go to the 'File' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Page style' Under the 'Author mode' option, untick the boxes next to 'Page style sheet' and 'Page fonts and colors' Click 'OK to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the colours of the text and background?

From the main menu, go to the 'File' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Fonts and colors' Highlight the font type you would like to change, e.g. 'Normal' or 'Heading 1' Click the 'Choose' button to the right. This will bring up a 'Font' box where you can change the font, font style and font size. Choose the settings that are suitable for you Click 'OK' to close the 'Font' box Back at the 'Fonts and colors' options, click on the box to the right of Background color' and select your preferred colour from the palette that appears To change colours of visited and not visited links, at 'Link style' click on the 'My link style' box to the right The 'Links style' box will appear. Click on the colours and select your preferred colour from the palette that appears Click 'OK' to close the 'Link style' box Select 'Page style' Under the 'Author mode' option, untick the boxes next to 'Page style sheet' and 'Page fonts and colors' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the font style?

From the main menu, go to the 'File' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Fonts and colors' Highlight the font type you would like to change, e.g. 'Normal' or 'Heading 1' Click the 'Choose' button to the right. This will bring up a 'Font' box where you can change the font, font style and size of the font. Choose the settings that are suitable for you Click 'OK' to close the 'Font' box To use these fonts when you visit all websites in future select 'Page style' (under 'Fonts and colors' Under the 'Author mode' option, untick the boxes next to 'Page style sheet' and 'Page fonts and colors.' Tick the box next to 'My fonts and colors' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box

How do I change the font size?

You can choose to Zoom the contents of a page (text and images) from 20% - 1000% From the main menu, go to 'View' and select 'Zoom' Select the magnification of the page that is most suitable for you

How do I stop images downloading?

This allows you to only view text and the page will load much faster From the main menu, go to the 'File' menu and select 'Preferences' Select 'Multimedia' Next to Images you will see a drop down menu. Click on the arrow to expand the menu and select 'Show no images' Click 'OK' to close the 'Preferences' box Top



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