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ACCESSIBILITY - PART 1



Display Settings - Section 1

 

The display screen is more commonly known as the desktop.


One of the most important parts of the user experience is your use of the display. Whether you are writing text, viewing a website, etc., you want a pleasing display. Windows 10 includes settings you can use to adjust many functions of your display. Most of the options for adjusting your display in Windows 10 can be found in the Settings app. To use them, click on Settings --> System --> Display and scroll down to change the size of text, and other items. If you want to make your text bigger, you can use this slider to adjust this setting. The slider below Adjust Brightness level can be used to increase or lower the brightness of the screen.


Display settings provide options for improving the color output of your screen. Click the Advance Display Settings link then click Color Calibration.


The wizard is easy to use and helps you choose the best color values for red, green, and blue. You can also use it to make adjustments to your display brightness and contrast.

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Display Settings - Section 2

Another option is available is the Clear Type Text Tuner. Clear Type was first introduced in Windows XP. It enhances the look of text when using displays and makes the text easier to read. To use it, click Start and type "Clear Type Text" in the Search bar and hit Enter. Clear Type is turned on by default.


As you get older, items might become harder to see on screen. Adjusting the size of text and on-screen elements. The link to the Advanced sizing of text and other items can increase the size of areas of the screen such as the title bar and you can change the font size.

You can increase the size of desktop icons by right-clicking an empty area on the desktop and select View and then select the size.

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