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Microsoft Accessibility Features - Step By Step Tutorials
with Keyboard and Mouse Actions

Index

Windows
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Millennium (ME)
Microsoft Windows XP

Office
Microsoft Word 2000
Microsoft Word 2002
Microsoft Outlook 2000
Microsoft Outlook 2002

Internet
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

 

Microsoft Windows 98 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word document;
76 pages;
size: 773 KB

Windows98_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Windows 98 Accessibility Features Overview 3
The Improvements You Can Expect 3
How to Make Windows 98 More Accessible 4
If You Use an Accessibility Aid 4
Installing and Using the Accessibility Options Component 5
What Is the Accessibility Wizard? 5
What Is the Magnifier? 5
Quick Reference: Installing the Accessibility Options Component 6
Step by Step: Installing Accessibility Options 7
Putting the Accessibility Wizard to Use 8
How to Use the Accessibility Wizard 8
Quick Reference: Starting the Accessibility Wizard 10
Step by Step: Starting and Using the Accessibility Wizard 11
Setting Options for People with Vision Impairments 13
Setting Options for People with Hearing Impairments 15
Setting Options for People Who Have Difficulty Using the Keyboard or Mouse 16
Setting Administrative Options 20
Restore Default Settings 21
Putting the Magnifier to Use 23
Quick Reference: Setting Magnifier Options 24
Step by Step: Starting and Setting Magnifier Options 25
Exiting the Magnifier 26
Using the Control Panel for Accessibility Options 27
How to Use the Control Panel at a Glance 27
Quick Reference: Using the Accessibility Options Icon 30
Step by Step: Using the Accessibility Options Icon 31
Accessing the Keyboard Tab 31
Changing the StickyKeys Settings 32
Changing the FilterKeys Settings 34
Changing the ToggleKeys Settings 38
Accessing the Sound Tab 40
Changing the SoundSentry Settings 42
Using the ShowSounds Option 43
Accessing the Display Tab to Change the High Contrast Scheme 44
Accessing the Mouse Tab to Change MouseKey Settings 47
Using MouseKeys with the Keypad 50
Accessing the General Tab 52
Turning On Support for SerialKey Devices 53
Setting Sound and Visual Notification Options 54
Quick Reference: Using the Display Icon 56
Step by Step: Using the Display Icon 57
Accessing the Appearance Tab 57
Selecting the Scheme You Want to Use 59
Changing the Way Individual Screen Elements Look 60
Saving Your Changes As a New Scheme 61
Accessing the Effects Tab to Change Icon Size 62
Accessing the Settings Tab to Change Screen Font Size 64
Accessing the Background Tab to Change How Your Desktop Looks 66
Quick Reference : Using the Mouse Icon 68
Step by Step: Using the Mouse Icon 69
Accessing the Pointers Tab to Change How Your Mouse Pointer Looks 69
Accessing the Motion Tab 71
Changing the Mouse Pointer Speed 72
Displaying and Adjusting Pointer Trails 73
Quick Reference : Using the Passwords Icon 74
Step by Step: Using the Passwords Icon 75
Accessing the User Profiles Tab to Enable You to Use Your Settings on a Computer Others Also Use 75



Microsoft Windows 2000 Accessibility Features:

Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features

Word document;
81 pages;
size: 512 KB

Windows2000_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Introduction 2
Utility Manager 2
On-Screen Keyboard 2
Narrator 3
Magnifier 3
Familiar Accessibility Options Are Still There 4
How to Make Windows 2000 More Accessible 4
Customizing Accessibility Options By Using the Accessibility Wizard 4
Customizing Accessibility Options Through Control Panel 4
Customizing Accessibility Utilities 5
Using the Accessibility Wizard 6
How to Customize With Accessibility Wizard 6
Opening Accessibility Wizard 6
Using Utility Manager 21
Using On-Screen Keyboard 26
Using Narrator 35
Using Magnifier 44
Adjusting Settings Through Control Panel 53
Using Other Control Panel Options Programs 76

 

Microsoft Windows Millennium (ME) Accessibility Features:
Step by Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word document;
98 pages;
size: 3137 KB

WindowsMe_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Introduction 1
The Improvements You Can Expect 1
Accessibility by Default 1
Expanded Accessibility Menu 1
Enhanced Accessibility Wizard 1
Intellipoint Features Added to Mouse Control Panel 2
Cursor-Width Option 2
More Active Accessibility Support 2
Calculator Now Accessible 2
Keyboard Access to Taskbar Provided 2
Familiar Accessibility Options Are Still There 2
How to Make Windows Me More Accessible 3
Customizing Accessibility Options By Using the Accessibility Wizard 3
Customizing Accessibility Options Through Control Panel 3
Customizing Accessibility Utilities 4
If You Use an Accessibility Aid 4
Using the Accessibility Wizard 5
Customizing With Accessibility Wizard 5
Using On-Screen Keyboard 22
Using Magnifier 30
Adjusting Settings Through Control Panel 38
Using Other Control Panel Options Programs 74




Microsoft Windows XP Accessibility Features:
Step by Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word document;
212 pages;
size: 3103 KB

Windows_XP_Tutorials.doc

Table of Contents
Overview of Accessibility Features in Windows XP Professional - 3
Using Accessibility Wizard - 6
Adjusting Settings to Your Needs and Preferences: Accessibility Options - 18
Adjusting Display Options - .57
Adjusting Mouse Options - 65
Adjusting Keyboard Options - 85
Adjusting Internet Options - 90
Adjusting Sounds and Audio Options - 120
Adjusting Taskbar and Menu Options - 128
Adjusting User Accounts Options - 139
Adjusting Speech Options - 145
Using Utility Manager - 153
Using On-Screen Keyboard - 167
Using Narrator - 188
Using Magnifier - 201


Microsoft Word 2000 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word Document;
28 pages;
size: 330 KB
Word_2000_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Word 2000 Accessibility Features Overview 3
The Improvements You Can Expect 4
Using Accessibility Aids 5
Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Toolbars 6
Other Shortcut Keys 6
Customizing Menus and Toolbars 7
Changing the Size of the Toolbar Buttons 8
Viewing or Hiding a Toolbar 9
Adding or Removing a Button on a Toolbar 11
Showing All Commands on the Menus 12
Using Shortcut Keys 14
Viewing and Printing a List of Shortcut Keys 14
Viewing and Printing a List of Function Key Shortcuts 16
Assigning Your Own Shortcut Keys 18
Getting Sound Feedback Notification 21
Turning On Feedback Notification 21
Completing Some Typing Tasks Automatically 23
Completing Words As You Type 23
Adding Words You Use Frequently 25
Correcting Misspelled Words As You Type 26
Adding Misspelled Words and Their Corrections 27
Creating an AutoCorrect Entry to Store and Automatically Insert Text and Graphics 28

 

Microsoft Word 2002 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word Document;
61 pages;
size: 425 KB
Word_2002_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Word 2002 Accessibility Features Overview 3
Microsoft Office XP Accessibility Highlights 3
Options and Settings You Can Choose and Adjust 5
Using Keyboard Shortcuts 7
View and Print a List of Shortcut Keys 8
Show or Hide Shortcut Keys in ScreenTips 9
Assign a Shortcut Key to a Command or Other Item 10
Adjusting Size, Zoom, and Format Options 13
Zoom In or Zoom Out in a Document 14
Change the Size of a Toolbar Button 15
Customizing Menus and Toolbars 16
Display or Hide a Toolbar 17
Show All Commands on Menus 19
Create a Custom Toolbar 21
Add a Button, Menu, or Command 23
Choosing Color and Sound Options 26
Change the Color of Text 27
Turn Sounds On or Off for Buttons, Menus, and Other Screen Elements 28
Get Sound or Visual Notification 30
Automating Tasks 32
Correct Misspelled Words as You Type 33
Quickly Set AutoCorrect and Paste Options 35
Add AutoCorrect Entries for Misspellings and Typos 36
Use AutoComplete 37
Make AutoText Entries for Frequently Used Text 39
Store Text and Graphics to Insert Later 40
Collect and Paste Among Programs 41
Installing and Training Speech Recognition 43
Install and Train Speech Recognition Through Word 44
Install and Train by Doing a Custom Installation 45
Train Speech Recognition the First Time You Use Speech in an Office Program 47
Installing and Using Office XP 48
Using Accessibility Aids 48
Installing Microsoft Office XP 48
Activating Your Copy of Office 54
Using Office XP Help 60


Microsoft Outlook 2000 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word Document;
39 pages;
size: 560 KB
Outlook_2000_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Outlook 2000 Accessibility Features Overview 3
Office 2000 Programs Look and Act Alike 3
New and Improved Accessibility Features 3
Improvements You Can Expect 4
Support for Accessibility Aids 5
Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Menus and Toolbars 6
Customizing Menus and Toolbars 7
Changing the Size of Toolbar Buttons 8
Viewing or Hiding Toolbars 9
Adding or Removing Buttons on Toolbars 11
Showing All Commands on Menus 13
Customizing Views for Improved Legibility 14
The Five Standard View Types 14
Changing Fonts in the Current View 15
Making Messages Easier to Read 18
Changing the Format of a Message You Receive 19
Changing the Format of Messages You Send 20
Changing Fonts of Messages You Send 21
Making It Easier to Use a Screen Reader 24
Changing a Graphic Image or Icon Field to a Text Field 25
Customizing How Screen Readers Recognize Attachments 27
Removing Field Columns in a View 29
Adding Field Columns in a View 31
Rearranging the Order of Field Columns in a View 32
Changing the Width of a Column 34
Using Keyboard Shortcuts 36
Keyboard Shortcuts for Basic Navigation 36
Viewing and Printing a List of Keyboard Shortcuts 37
Receiving Visual or Audio Notification When New Messages Arrive 39

 

Microsoft Outlook 2000 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word Document;
67 pages;
size: 409 KB
Outlook_2002_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Outlook 2002 Accessibility Features Overview 3
Microsoft Office XP Accessibility Highlights 3
Options and Settings You Can Choose and Adjust 5
Using Keyboard Shortcuts 7
View and Print a List of Shortcut Keys 8
Show or Hide Shortcut Keys in ScreenTips 9
Adjusting Size and Format Options 10
Change the Size of Text 11
Change the Text Font 12
Change the Style of Text and Other Elements in a View 15
Change the Format of a Message You Received or Already Created 17
View Messages in Draft Font 18
Choosing Color and Sound Options 19
Change the Color of Text 20
Change the Background Color of Your Calendar 21
Change the Default Color, Font, and Size for Notes You Create 22
Add, Change, or Delete Sounds Used with Button and Menu Commands 23
Get Sound or Visual Notification When New Messages Arrive 25
Customizing Menus and Toolbars 27
Display or Hide a Toolbar 28
Show All Commands on Menus 29
Create a Custom Toolbar 32
Add a Button, Menu, or Command 34
Change the Size of a Toolbar Button 36
Automating Tasks 38
Correct Misspelled Words as You Type 39
Make AutoCorrect Entries for Misspellings and Typos 41
Create a Distribution List Instead of Entering Names in the To Line Individually 42
Automatically Process Requests and Responses 44
Preview Items Without Opening Them 46
Collect and Paste Among Programs 47
Installing and Training Speech Recognition 49
Install and Train Speech Recognition Through Word 50
Install and Train by Doing a Custom Installation 51
Train Speech Recognition the First Time You Use Speech in an Office Program 53
Installing and Using Office XP 54
Using Accessibility Aids 54
Installing Microsoft Office XP 54
Activating Your Copy of Office 60
Using Office XP Help 66

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Accessibility Features:
Step By Step Tutorials for Microsoft Accessibility Features
Word Document;
59 pages;
size: 2,199 KB
IE_6_Tutorial.doc

Table of Contents
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Accessibility Features Overview 3
Microsoft Explorer 6 Accessibility Highlights 3
Adjusting Text Size and Style, Formatting, and Colors 6
Increase or Decrease the Font Size of Web Pages Displayed on Screen 7
Ignore Colors, Font Styles, or Font Sizes Specified on Web Pages 8
Select a Font Style for Web Pages that Do Not Have a Specified Text Font 10
Select Text and Background Colors of Web Pages 13
Select Link Colors 16
Select Hover Link Colors 19
Format Web Pages Using a Custom Style Sheet 21
Customizing the Toolbar 24
Change the Toolbar Button Icon Size 25
Add or Remove Buttons on Your Toolbar 26
Change the Order of Toolbar Buttons 28
Saving Time by Using AutoComplete 30
Fill In Web Addresses Automatically 31
Fill In Routine Form Entries Automatically 34
Fill In User Names and Passwords Automatically 36
Increasing Accessibility with Advanced Options 38
Suggested Internet Explorer 6 Advanced Option Settings 38
Advanced Options Step by Step Tutorials 39
Always Expand ALT Text for Images 40
Move System Caret with Focus/Selection Changes 42
Turn On or Turn Off Enable Page Transitions 44
Turn On or Turn Off Inline AutoComplete 46
Turn On or Turn Off Smooth Scrolling 48
Turn On or Turn Off Play Animations in Web Pages 50
Turn On or Turn Off Play Sounds in Web Pages 52
Turn On or Turn Off Play Videos in Web Pages 54
Turn On or Turn Off Show Pictures 56
Turn On or Turn Off Print Background Colors and Images 58



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