Accessibility

We want to make sure everyone can access the information provided on this site

We've put together a few tips and help for you. Please email webmaster@newvic.ac.uk if you can't find what you're looking for. Or you have a suggestion of something we could include.

 

Is the text size too large or too small?

You can change your text settings through your browser options:

Internet Explorer

Select “View” from the browser toolbar
Select “Text size” from the drop-down menu
Select your preferred text size

Mozilla/Firefox/Netscape

Select “View” from the browser toolbar
Select “Text size” from the drop-down menu
Select your preferred text size

In Firefox, go to View > Text size and increase/decrease using Ctrl and + or -

If you have a scroll wheel on your mouse, you can hold down Ctrl and scroll back or forth to increase or decrease the font size in both IE and Firefox.

Safari

Select “View” from the browser toolbar
Select “Make text bigger” or “Make text smaller” from the drop-down menu

Opera

Select “View” from the browser toolbar
Select “Zoom” from the drop-down menu
Select your preferred text size

 

Changing your computer screen settings

To change the size of the image shown on your screen on a PC running Windows 95 and upwards, go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Display > Settings and change the desktop area by using the sliding bar.

On an Apple Mac, you can use the Monitor & Sound Control Panel to change the resolution.

 

Having difficulty with your keyboard or mouse?

You can fine-tune your mouse and keyboard settings under Start > Settings > Control Panel > Accessibility in Windows 95/98/NT/2000 and XP.

Skipping navigation for talking browsers and screen readers
For speech browsers, you can press Alt and S followed by Enter to skip navigation on our pages.