To use access keys in Windows press ALT + the access key and in some browsers you need to press the return key. If using a Macintosh, press Control + the access key. This web site's access keys:
For Internet Explorer 5 and above hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER.
For Mozilla Firfox and Netscape 7 on a PC hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key.
For newer versions you may need to hold down the SHIFT and the ALT key then press the number of the access key.
For Mozilla Firfox and Safari on a MAC hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key.
For Opera hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the access key.
Many browsers now have the facility to enlarge the whole page not just the font size. This has the benefit of keeping the page layout as it was designed. You can access these functions using the browsers menu, mostly fount in Tools - Options.
The instructions below show you how to enlarge and reduce the page. On older browsers this may only enlarge the font therefore you will see the page layout change.
If you just wish to increase the font size this can be done by accessing the settings in Options. This is usually found by accessing the menu Tools - Options.
To enlarge the page hold down the Ctrl key and press the + button.
To reduce the page hold down the Ctrl key and press the - button.
To enlarge the page hold down the Apple key and press the + button.
To reduce the page hold down the Apple key and press the - button.
We recommended that Internet explorer 5+ or Nescape/Firefox 7+ browsers are used when accessing these pages.
The interactive Online Sudoku and Crossword display has been modified to be easily enlarged when using Internet Explorer 7+ as this browser has features that enlarge the page as a whole not just the text size.
If you use this browser you can enlarge the grid by holding down the Ctrl button and pressing the + button. To reduce the size, use the - button. Or you can hold down the Ctrl button and use the wheel on your mouse.
The Crossword Compiler is currently being upgraded to include these accessibility features.
We are always interested in accessibility issues and would like our software to be used by everyone wishing to. Please contact email@example.com if you have any suggestions or ideas as we are happy to explore these and even modify the software if needed.