The quickest way to enlarge the content in your browser is to hold down the control key (Ctrl) on your keypad and press either the + or - keys to enlarge or reduce the size of your page content.
Alternative, if you have a wheel mouse, hold down Control key on your keypad and scroll the wheel forward or backwards and this will also resize browser content.
How to make your text larger
BBC My Web My Way - this is quite an informative site that provides guides across several platforms in respect of disability and ways to visually and audibly improve your access to computer and browser media.
To increase the text size:
- Internet Explorer: View -> Text size
- Firefox: View -> Page Style or keystroke Ctrl +
- Opera: File -> Preferences -> Fonts -> Minimum font size (pixels)
This website has been tested and proven to offer full functionality on Windows, Macintosh and Linux with:
- Internet Explorer (IE) 5.5, 6, 7
- Firefox 3.6 - 8
- Safari 2, 3, 4.0.5
- Google Chrome
- Opera 8 & 9
- Screen sizes ranging from 800px to 1400px in width
This website relies on CSS2.1, which is unsupported in earlier version of IE and Netscape. It can still be accessed on these browsers but with no styling applied to the pages. This website is designed to fit a 980 x 600 screen to minimise vertical scrolling.
This website was created using cascading stylesheets (CSS) version xhtml1 transitional. It is possible to modify the appearance of this site by the use of your own stylesheet. The CSS Discuss website provides a useful introduction to user stylesheets.
All web pages are designed using templates for the purpose of CMS client side updating. At the time of site completion all pages comply with W3C standards.
Rollover descriptions for content img-interface (ALT tags), and also for links (TITLE tags) wherever possible. The use of Flash is minimised on this website as it can cause problems for screen readers and special browsers.