Accessibility Information

Resizing Text

If the text on your screen seems too small, you should be able to enlarge it. Instructions for adjusting font sizes on several different browsers are provided below.

Internet Explorer
  • From the View menu, select "Text Size."
  • From "Text Size," choose from smallest, smaller, medium, larger, or largest.
  • Medium is the installed default.
Firefox
  • From the View menu, select the "Increase text size" option
  • Alternative method: From the Tools menu, select "options," select the "fonts and colors" button, and choose the "minimum font size."
Netscape and Mozilla
  • From the View menu, select the "Text zoom" item.
  • From "Text zoom," choose from smaller, larger, or a predefined percentage value.
  • 100% is the installed default.
Opera
  • From the View menu, select the "Zoom" item.
  • From "Zoom," choose from predefined percentage values or percentage changes.
  • The default is 100%.
Safari
  • From the Preferences menu, select "Advanced."
  • From the "Advanced" menu, select the checkbox to "never use fonts smaller than the selected size."
  • Choose a font size from the pop-up menu.
Keyboard Access Keys

The site has been thoroughly tested to ensure it complies with the terms of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (version 1.0) - published by W3C. This has been done to ensure the site is fully accessible to all users and is compatible with screen-reading software.

Access keys allow keyboard shortcuts to be used to access common areas of the website.

The following list shows how to use access keys in various browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 press 'Alt' and letter or number together
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 press 'Alt' and letter or number together and then 'Enter'
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 press 'Alt' and letter or number together and then 'Enter'
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 press 'Alt' and letter or number together and then 'Enter'
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5+ for Mac: Hold down the CTRL key and select the number/letter of the access key
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 for Mac: Access keys are not supported
  • Netscape 6+: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key
  • Firefox: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key
  • Mozilla: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key