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Accessibility Guides

Page layouts

Most of the pages on this website have been arranged in columns and you will find that:-

  • The left-hand column will always contain navigation menus
  • The right-hand column contains panels of related information, search tools, features and promotions
  • The middle column will always contain the main content of the pages.

Changing the text size of the site (zoom)

Changing the zoom level of the browser window allows the site's content to be expanded while retaining the sites layout and structure.

On a Windows PC:

  • To zoom in, use the key combination Ctrl and +
  • To zoom out, use the key combination Ctrl and -
  • To restore the default…

Windows 7 and 8 - Making text larger

Many people find the text on the screen difficult to read, for example if you are working at a higher screen resolution or using a laptop with a smaller screen you may find the text too small to read easily. Also if you have a vision impairment you may also want to increase the size of the text to make it easier to read.

Windows 8

  • To open the Ease of Access CenterĀ press

What is an accessible website?

An accessible site is one that accommodates the full range of users. Designing for accessibility therefore means accepting that, for online information, there is:

  • no standard information user, and,
  • no standard device for browsing information

An accessible web site does not exclude anybody owing to:

  • their abilities, or
  • the method they…

Conformance Statement

Research in Practice is committed to ensuring everyone can access our website. Our Conformance Statement describes what we are doing to adhere to standards and the choices we have made in design, testing and support.

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