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Listed below are various ways in which you can customise your browser settings in order to make this website more accessible.

BrowseAloud

The Armagh Planetarium website has been enabled to use BrowseAloud software. BrowseAloud is a computer program that reads aloud all website content including PDF and MS Word documents. As you move the cursor over words, they are spoken aloud. Browsealoud software is free to download.

Speech enabling our web site provides an additional way of accessing content for people who find it hard to read. This includes those with dyslexia or learning difficulties, those for whom English is not their first language, or anyone with a mild visual impairment.

BrowseAloud is free to download and users have control over the voice, word pronunciations and speech highlighting.

If you have andy questions regarding this software visit the BrowseAloud FAQ page.

Click on the logo to download the free BrowseAloud software

 

Changing Website Colours in Browsers

Some people find certain text and background colour combinations difficult to read, while others prefer to always have a specific colour such as white text on a black background. In either case it is easy to set your own colours.

For information oh how to change the colour of this website in various different browsers visit the BBC My Web My Way site for WindowsMAC and Linux.

Making Text Larger in Your Browser by Magnifying the Screen

See the following instructions on how to increase the size of the text on any web page you are viewing.

In Internet Explorer 7:

    • Press ' Ctrl ' and ' + ' to increase the text size, ' Ctrl ' and ' - '       to decrease the text size. ' Ctrl ' and ' 0 ' returns you to the       default size.

In Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8:

    • Press ' Ctrl ' and ' + ' to increase the text size, ' Ctrl ' and ' - '       to decrease the text size. ' Ctrl ' and ' 0 ' returns you to the       default size.

For information on changing the text size in older browsers and on different operating systems visit the BBC My Web My Way site for Windows, MAC and Linux.

 

Additional Information

All informational images contain an ALT tag and decorative images or have an <empty> ALT attribute.

All Flash video movie skins have been provided with an audio off/on facility to allow users to mute films that interfere with their screen readers.