Accessibility Tips

Accessibility Tips

Web platforms and services are evolving constantly as is the support for assistive computer technologies. We welcome your feedback for improving the usability and accessibility of web applications and services. Please share your feedback or concerns with us so we may improve the service for all participants.

Keyboard Commands

Web browsers provide support for a variety of keyboard commands to support navigation and interaction without requiring the use of a mouse. The following table includes common keyboard commands:

Desired Action     


Mac OS X   

Increase text size Control+Plus Sign Command+Plus Sign
Decrease text size Control+Minus Sign Command+Minus Sign
Restore text to default Control+0 Command+0
Move forward through form fields Tab Tab
Move backward through form fields Shift+Tab Shift+Tab
Go back a page Alt+Left Arrow Command+Left Arrow
Go forward a page Alt+Right Arrow Command+Right Arrow
Close the window Control+W Command+W


 Additional keyboard commands may be found for the following supported web browsers: