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Accessibility

Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

This site conforms to the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Conformance level A.

It is built to work on any modern CSS compatible browser (see technical requirements). However, if your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable. Information on upgrading your browser is available from www.download.com.

Text size

Because the site was designed with CSS you can increase the text size.

PC

In Internet Explorer go to View | Text Size (keyboard shortcut is [Alt][V] then [X]). Then arrow up or down or choose a size.

In Firefox [Control][+] will increase text size and [Control][-] will decrease text size

Mac

In Internet Explorer [Apple][+] will increase the text size and [Apple][-] will decrease.

In  Firefox [Apple][+] will increase the text size and [Apple][-] will decrease.

In Safari [Apple][+] will increase the text size and [Apple][-] will decrease.

Flash

Flash content can be enlarged by right clicking (or [Control] + click on a Mac) on the text or image and choosing Zoom In.

Improving your access to this site

You can take several options to improve your access to this site.

Upgrade your browser

If you are using an older browser you should upgrade. Newer browsers include more accessibility and usability features. These upgrades are free. Information on upgrading is available from www.download.com

This site provides useful upgrade information on Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and other browsers. The information includes items such as version, release date, file size, system requirements and download time.

Customise your browser

You can control how a web browser displays information. This includes changing the body text font type and size, foreground and background colours, and using keyboard shortcuts.

For more information on how to customise your Internet Explorer browser look up 'Internet options' in the Help index in Internet Explorer's Help menu. If you are using Firefox look up 'Options' in the Tools menu. If you are using Safari look 'Preferences' in the Safari menu.

Use adaptive technologies

A range of adaptive technologies can also be utilised to enhance your access to information on this site. These include equipment which is purpose-built or modified to help people with disabilities to access the web. For more information go to: www.cli.nsw.edu.au/optionkeys/students/solutions.htm

Internet browser software such as the following:

Browser plugins

For CD-ROM:

To install any of these plug-ins go to the folder on this CD-ROM called "installers" and run the required plug-ins.

For Web:

Get the latest plug-ins: QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Flash or Acrobat

Internet access:

No Warranties: This multimedia program is provided to the user without warranties, express or implied, of any kind. New South Wales Department of Education and Training shall not be liable for any actual or consequential damages arising from the use of, or the inability to use the program.

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