Accessibility features of Virtual Server and the Administrator's Guide

Accessibility features of Virtual Server and the Administrator's Guide

The information in this topic describes accessibility features of Virtual Server 2005, including accessibility features of the Virtual Server 2005 Administrator's Guide.

Accessibility features of Virtual Server

In addition to accessibility features and utilities in Microsoft Windows, there are keyboard shortcuts in Virtual Server that make it more accessible for people with disabilities. By using the keyboard shortcuts in Virtual Server, you can quickly accomplish common tasks. For a list of keyboard shortcuts, see Using the keyboard and mouse in a virtual machine in Virtual Server.

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The information in this topic applies only to users who license Microsoft products in the United States. If you obtained this product outside of the United States, you can use the subsidiary information card that came with your software package or visit the Microsoft Accessibility Web site for a list of telephone numbers and addresses for Microsoft support services. You can contact your subsidiary to find out whether the type of products and services described in this topic are available in your area. Information about accessibility is available in other languages, including Japanese and French.

Accessibility features of the Administrator's Guide

The Virtual Server 2005 Administrator's Guide includes features that make it accessible to a wider range of users, including those who have limited dexterity, low vision, or other disabilities. In addition, the Administrator's Guide is available on the Web at the Microsoft Web site.

Keyboard shortcuts for using the Administrator's Guide window

By using the following keyboard shortcuts in the Administrator's Guide, you can quickly accomplish many common tasks.

 

To do this Use this keyboard shortcut

Switch the cursor between the Administrator's Guide topic pane and the navigation pane (tabs such as Contents, Search, and Index).

F6

Change between tabs (for example, Contents, Search, and Index) while in the navigation pane.

ALT + Underlined letter of the tab

Select the next hidden text or hyperlink.

TAB

Select the previous hidden text or hyperlink.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected Show All, Hide All, hidden text, or hyperlink.

ENTER

Display the Options menu to access an Administrator's Guide toolbar command.

ALT+O

Hide or show the pane containing the Contents, Search, and Index tabs.

ALT+O, and then press T

Display the previously viewed topic.

ALT+O, and then press B

Display the next topic in a previously displayed sequence of topics.

ALT+O, and then press F

Return to the specified home page.

ALT+O, and then press H

Stop the Administrator's Guide window from opening an Administrator's Guide topic (useful if you want to stop a Web page from downloading).

ALT+O, and then press S

Open the Internet Options dialog box for Microsoft Internet Explorer, where you can change accessibility settings.

ALT+O, and then press I

Refresh the topic (useful if you have linked to a Web page).

ALT+O, and then press R

Print all topics in a book or a selected topic only.

ALT+O, and then press P

Close the Administrator's Guide window.

ALT+F4

To change the color of the background or text in the Administrator's Guide

  1. Open the Administrator's Guide window.
  2. Click Options, and then click Internet Options.
  3. On the General tab, click Accessibility. Then select Ignore colors specified on Web pages. You also can choose to use the settings specified in your own style sheet.
  4. To customize the colors used in the Administrator's Guide, on the General tab, click Colors. Clear the Use Windows Colors check box, and then select the font and background colors that you want to use.
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    If you change the background color of the Administrator's Guide topics in the Administrator's Guide window, the change also affects the background color when you view a Web page in Microsoft Internet Explorer.

To change the font in the Administrator's Guide

  1. Open the Administrator's Guide window.
  2. Click Options, and then click Internet Options.
  3. On the General tab, click Accessibility. To use the same settings as those used in your instance of Microsoft Internet Explorer, select Ignore font styles specified on Web pages and Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages. You also can choose to use the settings specified in your own style sheet.
  4. To customize the font style used in the Administrator's Guide, on the General tab, click Fonts, and then click the font style you want.
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    If you change the font of the Administrator's Guide topics in the Administrator's Guide window, the change also affects the font when you view a Web page in Internet Explorer.

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