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Accessibility

Hometrack is committed to making its web content and resources accessible and easy to use for everyone. We aim to continually meet the available accessibility standards and follow best practice guidelines to help you view and navigate our website. If you have any comments or suggestions on web accessibility issues relating to the Hometrack site, please contact us at webmaster@hometrack.com|

Browsers

The Hometrack website supports most commonly-used browsers. Please note that websites work better with certain browser versions, and that may not always be the latest version.

Increasing the size of text in your browser

We recommend using zoom functions provided in modern browsers rather than increasing the size of text in order to maintain correct rendering and layout. Instructions for both zooming and changing font sizes can be found below:

  • Internet Explorer 8

Zoom
View > Zoom or
Use the keyboard shortcut of Control and + or

Increase font size
View > Text size or
Tools > Internet options > Accessibility

  • Firefox

Zoom
View > Zoom or
Use the keyboard shortcut of Control and + or -
 
Increase font size
View > Zoom > Zoom text only

  • Safari

Zoom
Safari > Options menu > Preferences > Advanced tab > Tick Universal Access and input minimum font size.
Use the keyboard shortcut of Control and + or -
    
Increase font size
Safari > Preferences > Advanced then select minimum font size to display

  • Opera

Zoom
Menu > Page > Zoom
Use the keyboard shortcut of pressing + or -
    
Increase font size

Menu > Settings > Preferences > Advanced Tab > Fonts then change Minimum font size

  • Chrome

Zoom
Options (spanner) icon > Options > Under the hood > Page zoom or
Use the keyboard shortcut of Control and + or –
   
Increase font size
Options (spanner) icon > Options > Under the hood > Font size

Screen resolution

This website is designed for a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768. If your current setting is lower than this, the pages will not fit into your browser window without the need to use the scrollbars.

PDFs

If you would like to view PDF documents you can find out more at the Adobe Access website.

Audio

To listen to Hometrack audio you will need a media player (eg, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer or iTunes). These are usually available to download free of charge from the developer’s website.

Video

You will need Adobe Flash Player to view Hometrack video clips and data visualisations. The latest version can be downloaded from the Adobe Flash Player site.
 
For more information and advice on accessibility issues, please visit the BBC website My web My way|.

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