The Richmondshire website uses the following access keys, which follow Government guidelines:
- S - Skip Navigation
- 1 - Home page
- 3 - Site map
- 0 - Access Key Details
How to use these keys
Chrome/Firefox - hold down the 'Alt' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard
Internet Explorer - do the same but also press the 'enter' key to navigate to a page
Hold down the left-hand 'Control' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard
Font Size and Type
The website's default paragraph font is currently set to 18px using the Avenir font. If you wish to change any of these settings please use the buttons below. These changes will be saved and will be used while you are on the Richmondshire website.
The website can be displayed in three different colour contrasts. These are listed below. Please select one to change the colour contrast. These changes will be saved and will be used while you are on the Richmondshire website.
- White text with a black background
- Black text with a yellow background
- Black text with a white background (default)
AbilityNet provides guidance about how to:
- make your mouse easier to use
- use your keyboard instead of a mouse
- talk to your device
- make your device talk to you
- make text larger
- change your colours
- magnify the screen
Using the free BrowseAloud software you can now listen to and translate our website pages and associated PDF documents. The software is suitable to use on your computer, smartphone or tablet.
You will find the orange BrowseAloud button located at the top of each website page. The software has a number of features including enabling you to select any text and hear it read aloud, translating the text into a wide variety of different languages, enlarging text, removing clutter from the screen to display only the main text, and converting selected text into an MP3 audio file.
All the features mentioned above are accessed from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar - allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on your screen.
For further details read the guide to using BrowseAloud.