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Accessibility

Standards compliance

  • Where possible, all pages within the site comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Priority 1 Guidelines.
  • Many Priority 2 and 3 guidelines have also been followed in the creation of this web site.

Links

  • Whenever possible, links are written to make sense out of context.
  • No links open new or popup windows without warning.

Images

  • All content images include descriptive ALT attributes.
  • Structural graphics have been given null ALT attributes.

Navigation aids

  • "Skip to top" available on most pages within the web site.

Font size

If you prefer the font size on the QMU website pages to be larger or smaller, you can control this using your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to change the size of the font displayed on the screen either permanently or temporarily.

Internet Explorer/Safari/Chrome/Firefox

Allow users to increase or decrease the font size with shortcut keys.

1) To increase the displayed font size:

Hold down the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key.
The font size will increase immediately.

If you want to increase the size further simply press the "+" key while still holding down the "Ctrl" key.

2) To decrease the displayed font size:

Hold down the "Ctrl" key and press the "-" key.
The font size will decrease immediately.

If you want to decrease the size further simply press the "-" key while still holding down the "Ctrl" key.

Internet Explorer

Provides 5 font sizes (largest, larger, medium, smaller, and smallest). Medium is the default size.

To change the font size:

Select View from the menu bar, and,

Select Text Size from the View menu, then,

Select the size you want from the list.

Visit your browser's help feature for additional information on this and other browser related topics.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to email us: web@qmu.ac.uk.

Accessibility references


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