Site Accessibility

Using the site without a mouse

The site can be used without a mouse.  There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page and the search page.

To use these shortcut keys hold down the ALT key (PC) or CONTROL key (Apple) and then one of the keys in the table below.

In some browsers you may have to press enter to confirm your choice.  In the Opera 7 browers press Shift-Esc, release those keys, and then press your chosen access key.

Key

Function

0

Lakes District Health Board Home Page

1

Site Map

2

Help

3

Go to the search box at the top of your current page

4

Login / Logout

5

Site Access (This page)

Adjusting the text size
This site has been designed so that you are able to adjust the size of the text on screen.

Browser

Method

Internet Explorer 5+

On a PC, select the View menu, then Text Size, and then your chosen size.

 

On a Mac, select the View menu, then Text Zoom, and then your chosen percentage.

Internet Explorer 3 and 4

On a PC, select the View menu, then Fonts, and then your chosen size.

Netscape 6+ and Mozilla

On a PC, hold own Ctrl and press + or – to alter the text size.

 

On a Mac, select the View menu, then Text Zoom, and then your chosen percentage.

Netscape 4

On a PC, hold down Ctrl and press [ or ] to alter the text size.

 

On a Mac, hold down Command (Apple_ and Shift and press [ or ] to alter the text size.

Netscape 3

On a PC, select the Options menu, then General Preferences, then Fonts and choose font.