We want to ensure that our site is widely accessible, so if you have any problems or difficulties using this site please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using the site without a mouse
This website can be used without a mouse. The following shortcut keys have been set up to take you to commonly used pages or to bypass navigational links on the pages.
To use a shortcut key hold down the Alt key (PC) or Control key (Mac) and then the relevant key from the table below. In some browsers you may have to press Enter to confirm your choice.
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Adjusting the text size
You may be able to increase the size of the text on screen.
Internet Explorer 7.0 (Windows)
Select the 'Page' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size). Alternatively on the 'Page' menu, select 'Zoom', and select the percentage increase or decrease you require.
Internet Explorer 6.0 (Windows)
Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size).
Internet Explorer 5.5 (Windows, Mac)
Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel, in Internet Explorer, simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size).
Firefox 3.0, Opera 7.0+
Select the 'View' menu, then 'Zoom', and then select the percentage increase or decrease you require. Alternatively select CTRL + + or CTRL + -.
Firefox 1.0+, 1.5 & 2.0
Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then select decrease or increase. Alternatively select CTRL + + or CTRL + -.
Safari 1.2+ (Mac)
Select the 'View' menu, then 'Make Text Bigger' or 'Make Text Smaller'. Alternatively select Apple + + or Apple + -
Most information on this website is provided as standard web pages (HTML format). For some documents (including our official publications), a PDF version may also be provided as an alternative option. To read and print PDF files you'll need a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader, which is available free from the Adobe website.
Some documents provided as PDF only
Some of our older publications are only available electronically in PDF, which may make it difficult for some people to access them. If you have difficulty accessing a PDF-only publication, please email our webmaster at email@example.com to discuss alternative access options, including the possibility of having the document converted to standard web pages (HTML). Please include details of the document you want to access and the difficulty you are having.
We occasionally publish documents on our website as PDF only, if we do not own the document or have control over its source. Alternative access options (such as print or CD) will be detailed on the relevant page. If you have difficulty in accessing these documents please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the details and we will endeavour to help you.
Information held on external websites
When linking to information on other websites we endeavour to link to standard web pages. If this is not possible we may link directly to a PDF or Word document. These links will include the document format and file size in the link text.