PC For the partially sighted

  DUMBNUT 15:15 19 Oct 04

After putting on enlarged stickers on keyboard for my partially sighted sister (no mean feat), can any give us advice on other goods available to aid pc browsing? Any info would be much appreciated.

Many Thanks in advance


  JonnyTub 15:17 19 Oct 04

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  JonnyTub 15:19 19 Oct 04

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  SEASHANTY 15:41 19 Oct 04

The Mozilla Firefox browser lets you increase text
size in increments simply by holding down CTRL and
keying the + and similarly decreasing again by holding down CTRL and repeatedly keying the - the
range is far greater than using I.E.6. The Firefox
browser (only 4.6MB) can be downloaded from
click here

  Urotsukidoji 16:55 19 Oct 04

in windows XP
start>control panel>accessability options>high contrast settings and/or magnifier.

its all in the box if you look for it

  recap 16:59 19 Oct 04

SuperNova software has been designed for the partially sighted. It is an excellent package, we use it here at work for our disabled clients. click here

  spuds 17:14 19 Oct 04

Keyboards click here Links for other services click here

  Meshuga 21:04 19 Oct 04

You can enlarge the desktop icons if that will help.Post back if you can`t do that and I`ll post info. Meshuga.

  DUMBNUT 22:12 19 Oct 04

A Big thanks to all who replied. It's very much appreciated.


  DUMBNUT 03:15 21 Oct 04

If anyone elde has a similar problem, i would recommend Mozilla Firefox, excellent at increasing text size.


  Stuartli 10:39 21 Oct 04

Windows contains a useful range of aids for those with disabilities, including the Magnifier, OnScreen Keyboard and Narrator via Start>Programs>Accessories.

You can also permanently increase text sizes, use large icons etc.

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