FRONT PAGE.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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BULLETINS & INDEXES MENU.

SEND A MESSAGE.

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UPDATE: THIS FILE LAST EDITED 6-2012

MacACCESS

UNIVERSAL ACCESS

(MACOSX-LION)

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A PUBLICATION FROM THE...

SIGHT LOSS

INFORMATION

DETECTIVE

.....ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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VoiceOver UTILITY - MACOS-10.7 OR LATER
APPLE ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
1-877-204-3930

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IN THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM THE FROUPING OF FEATURES TO HELP DISABLED USERS IS CALLED EASE OF ACCESS CENTER. HOWEVER, IN THE MACINTOSH THIS CRITICAL MENU IS NAMED UNIVERSAL ACCESS.

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIAL SETTINGS IN THE MAC OPERATING SYSTEM WHICH SHOULD BE OF INTEREST TO VISION LOSS CONSUMERS.

PROCEED AS FOLLOWS:

1. HOLD CONTROL-KEY AND PRESS F-2-KEY = APPLE MENU

2. PRESS DOWN-ARROW-KEY TO SYSTEM PREFERENCES

3. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY = OPEN SYSTEM PREFERENCES

4. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS RIGHT-ARROW KEY = PREFERENCE PANES
5. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION-SHIFT-DOWN-ARROW KEYS = INTERACT WITH PREFERENCE PANES
6. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS RIGHT-ARROW KEY TO UNIVERSAL ACCESS BUTTON

7. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY = OPEN UNIVERSAL ACCESS BUTTON

8. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS RIGHT-ARROW KEY TO SEEING TAB

9. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY = OPENSEEING TAB

10. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS RIGHT-ARROW KEY AND SCROLL HORIZONTAL MENU...

- VoiceOver
- VoiceOver UTILITY
- ZOOM
- ZOOMED IN
- ZOOMED OUT
- ZOOM-IN-WINDOW
- ZOOM OPTIONS
- DISPLAY (COLOR AND CONTRAST)

11. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS SPACE-BAR-KEY = OPEN SUB-MENU FOR ZOOM OPTIONS

12. HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS DOWN-ARROW KEY TO SCROLL VERTICAL MENU...

- MAGNIFICATION LEVEL
- PREVIEW TRIANGLE
- SMOOTH IMAGES
- ZOOM FOLLOWS KEYBOARD FOCUS
- SCREEN IMAGE MOVES

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING COMPARISON OF ACCESS FEATURES MAY BE OF INTEREST...

LINK: 1. PC-MAC CROSSOVER
SITE: WWW DOT DAVIDWOODBRIDGE DOT BLOGSPOT DOT COM

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