Contrast

Visitors to our websites can customize their browser settings to adjust color contrast. These adjustments vary depending on the Internet browser version and operating system used.

Chrome

To adjust color contrast settings using Chrome:

  1. Select the menu icon in the menu bar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Show advanced settings…
  4. Under the Accessibility section, select Add additional accessibility features
  5. Choose an extension, such as Color Enhancer or High Contrast to customize your view and then select Add to Chrome

Internet Explorer

To adjust color contrast settings using Internet Explorer:

  1. Select Tools in the menu bar
  2. Select Internet options
  3. On the General tab, select Accessibility
  4. Check the box "Ignore colors specified on webpages"
  5. Select OK
  6. On the General tab, select Colors
  7. Uncheck the box "Use Windows colors" and choose the desired colors
  8. Select OK
  9. Select OK on the General tab

Firefox

To adjust color contrast settings using Firefox:

  1. Select the menu icon in the menu bar
  2. Select Options or Preferences
  3. Select Content
  4. Select Colors and chose the desired colors
  5. Uncheck the box "Use system colors"
  6. Select Always in the "Override the colors specified by the page with my selections above:" dropdown menu
  7. Select OK

Safari

To adjust color contrast settings using Safari on Mac OS X Yosemite:

  1. Select the Apple icon in the menu bar
  2. Select System Preferences
  3. Select Accessibility
  4. Select Display
  5. Check the boxes to choose the desired display
    1. Invert colors
    2. Use grayscale
    3. Differentiate without color
    4. Increase contrast
    5. Reduce transparency
  6. Use the sliders to adjust display contrast and cursor size

To quickly set some display options, select Option-Command-F5 on your keyboard.

 

   

 

 

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