AGDA is for everyone and has been designed with people of all abilities in mind. Some of the features on AGDA designed to help are detailed below:
Ability to zoom text and other content
If you are having difficulty reading text or viewing images, you can adjust the zoom setting of your browser.
Click on the ‘View’ menu. Then select the size you require.
Click on the ‘View’ menu. Then, select ‘Increase’ or ‘Decrease’ to change the text size.
Alternatively, you can press the Ctrl and + keys to increase the text size, or Ctrl and - keys to decrease the text size. Pressing the Ctrl and the number 0 keys resets the default size.
Click on the main menu. Then, click on ‘Zoom’ and adjust the text size.
Alternatively, you can press the Ctrl and + keys to increase the text size, or the Ctrl and - keys to decrease the text size. Pressing the Ctrl and the number 0 keys resets to the default size.
Change the size of both text and graphics using the + and - keys on the keyboard. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10 per cent.
Click on the ‘View’ menu. Then click on ‘Make text bigger’ or ‘Make text smaller’ to change the font size.
You can also use the keyboard shortcuts. You can increase the text size by pressing the command and + keys. To decrease the size, press the command and - keys.
We follow the standards of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to maintain the structure, navigation, look and feel of the website. This is designed to make browsing and accessing information and services easier.
Ability to change colours
If you find it difficult to read text against the background of a certain colour, you can easily change the colours in your web browser by following these steps:
Click on the ‘Tools’ menu or press the Alt + T keys. Then click on ‘Internet options’ or press the alphabet O. Then, click on ‘Accessibility’ or press Alt + E.
When the accessibility options are displayed, check the box next to ‘Ignore colours specified on web page’ using the mouse or by pressing Alt + C.
Save your changes by clicking on the ‘OK’ button or by pressing ‘Enter’. You will be taken back to the ‘Internet options’ window. The website will now be using the same colour scheme as your computer.
Google offer a range of extensions to increase accessibility. To adjust colours, add the High Contrast extension, made by Google: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/high-contrast/djcfdncoelnlbldjfhinnjlhdjlikmph
Click on the ‘Tools’ menu or press the Alt + T keys. Then click on ‘Options’ or press the alphabet O to display the ‘Options’ window. Click on ‘Fonts and colours’, or you can press F to display the ‘Fonts and colours’ window. Then to set Firefox to use your Windows’ colour scheme, click on the ‘Use system colours’ checkbox or ‘Tab’ to the checkbox and press the space bar to select it.
Help us improve
If you have suggestions on how we can improve the accessibility of AGDA, please contact us.