Shaping Our Lives networking website website
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- How do I make the text bigger so that it is easier for me to read?
- How do I change colours so that the contrast is better for me?
- I find a mouse difficult to use. How do I move around without one?
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- I can't use this website. What can I do?
- Using Internet Explorer, go to View > Text size > and select the size you want
- Using Netscape, go to View > Text zoom > and select the size you want
To change the colour of the text and background your browser displays you need to find the Colors option dialogue box .
- Using Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet options > Colors then uncheck Use windows colors and select the colours you prefer.
- Using Netscape, go to Edit > Preferences > Colors and select Use my chosen colors
You can use the Tab key to move between links and to move through any forms on the site.
You can also navigate the website using keyboard shortcuts (also know as access keys).
Access keys allow you to move around the main areas of the site without using a mouse.
Press the ALT key (Windows) or the Control key (Mac) and the appropriate letter key to jump to the link, and then Return to activate the link.
- ALT and h - Home page
- ALT and a - About this site
- ALT and c - Contact us
- ALT and r - House rules
- ALT and n - Noticeboard
- ALT and m - List of members
- ALT and s - Search network
- ALT and j - Join network
- ALT and u - Help using this website
- ALT and t - Terms and conditions
- ALT and f - Feedback
- ALT and k - Access keys
- ALT and v - Skip navigation (hidden link)
Access keys may not work at all, or may work differently, depending on the browser you are using.
For detailed information about changing fonts and font sizes using different web browsers and operating systems, and using the keyboard instead of the mouse, visit the BBC's My Web My Way website.
For general online help and web tips, visit the BBC's Webwise website
If you have any problems accessing the content of this site or using any form of adaptive technology, please contact us and we will make every effort to resolve the issue.