Accessibility

The Department of Justice is committed to ensuring that information on the Cameras Save Lives website is widely accessible, and will be taking a staged approach to ensure compliance with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

If you have any accessibility problems with this website, please let us know by completing the website feedback form. We will attempt to rectify the problem and provide you with any information you require in an alternative format.

General web accessibility information

There are many tools that people with a disability can use to assist them in accessing the Internet:

Hardware

These tools manipulate the keyboard or mouse:

Software

These tools change how a user interacts with the site:

  • Screen readers - Programs such as JAWS and Window-Eyes that convert a website into a Braille display or read it in audio for people who are blind, visually impaired or have dyslexia
  • Screen Magnifiers - Programs that magnify sections of the screen for people with vision impairments. See: Windows Screen Magnifier.
  • Oversized cursors - Large cursors for people with vision impairments. See: "Biggy" cursors.
  • Onscreen keyboards - Keyboards for people with motor disabilities used in combination with switching devices. See: On-screen keyboard
  • Programs that slow down applications for people with motor disabilities, for example CPU Killer (for Windows). 

General browser shortcuts

The keyboard shortcuts provided below apply to Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and Firefox. Where available, the key combinations for Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems have been provided. 

Key:

  • Ctrl=Control
  • Esc=Escape
  • Alt=Alternative
  • Del= Delete
  • UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT =Arrow keys.
Command Internet Explorer Firefox Opera
Add Bookmark Ctrl/Cmd+D Ctrl/Cmd+D Ctrl/Cmd+T
Back Backspace
Alt/Option+<-
Backspace (Win/Linux)
Alt+<- (Win/Linux)
Cmd+<- (Mac)
Backspace
Alt/Option+<-
Ctrl/Cmd+<-
Z
Bookmarks Ctrl/Cmd+I Ctrl/Cmd+B
Ctrl+I (Win)
F4
Ctrl/Cmd+Alt/Option+B
Ctrl/Cmd+1
Caret Browsing   F7  
Close Tab   Ctrl/Cmd+W
Ctrl/Cmd+F4
Ctrl/Cmd+W
Ctrl/Cmd+F4
Close Window Ctrl/Cmd+W
Alt/Option+F4
Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+W
Alt/Option+F4
Ctrl/Cmd+W
Alt/Option+F4
Copy Ctrl/Cmd+C Ctrl/Cmd+C Ctrl/Cmd+C
Cut Ctrl/Cmd+X Ctrl/Cmd+X Ctrl/Cmd+X
Decrease text size   Ctrl/Cmd+- 9
Delete Del Del Del
Delete individual form auto-complete entry Del Shift+Del  
DOM inspector   Ctrl+Shift+I (Win/Linux)  
Downloads   Ctrl+J (Win)
Ctrl+Y (Linux)
Cmd+J (Mac)
Ctrl/Cmd+Alt/Option+T
Ctrl/Cmd+5
Find again   Ctrl/Cmd+G
F3

F3
Find as you type link   ' ,
Shift+/
Find as you type text   / /
.
Find previous   Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+G
Shift+F3
Shift+F3
Find in this page Ctrl/Cmd+F Ctrl/Cmd+F Ctrl/Cmd+F
Forward Shift+Backspace
Alt/Option+->
Shift+Backspace
Alt/Option+-> (Win/Linux)
Cmd+-> (Mac)
Shift+Backspace
Alt/Option+->
Ctrl/Cmd+->
X
Go down one line Down Down Down
Go up one line Up Up Up
Go down one page PageDown PageDown PageDown
Go up one page PageUp PageUp PageUp
Go to bottom of page End End End
Go to top of page Home Home Home
Full screen F11 F11 (Win/Linux) F11
Help F1 F1 (Win/Linux) F1
History Ctrl/Cmd+H Ctrl/Cmd+H Ctrl/Cmd+Alt/Option+H
Ctrl/Cmd+4
Home page Alt/Option+Home Alt/Option+Home Alt/Option+Home
Increase text size   Ctrl/Cmd++ 0
Move to next frame   F6  
More to previous frame   Shift+F6  
New tab Ctrl/Cmd+N Ctrl/Cmd+T Ctrl/Cmd+N
Next tab Ctrl/Cmd+O Ctrl+Tab (Win/Linux)
Cmd+Opt+Tab (Mac)
Ctrl/Cmd+PageDown
Ctrl/Cmd+Tab
Alt/Option+PageDown
Ctrl/Cmd+F6
2
New window Enter/Return Ctrl/Cmd+N Ctrl/Cmd+Alt/Option+N
Open file Shift+Enter/Return Ctrl/Cmd+O Ctrl/Cmd+O
Open link   Enter/Return Enter/Return
Open link in new tab Ctrl/Cmd+F3 Ctrl/Cmd+Enter/Return  
Open link in new window Ctrl/Cmd+V Shift+Enter/Return Shift+Enter/Return
Open address in new tab Ctrl/Cmd+P Alt/Option+Enter/Return Shift+Enter/Return
Page info Ctrl/Cmd+Y Ctrl+I (Linux)
Cmd+I (Mac)
Ctrl/Cmd+8
Page source F5
Ctrl/Cmd+R
Ctrl/Cmd+U Ctrl/Cmd+F3
Paste Ctrl/Cmd+F5 Ctrl/Cmd+V Ctrl/Cmd+V
Previous tab   Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Tab
Ctrl/Cmd+PageUp
Feature Not Available Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Tab
Alt/Option+PageUp
Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+F6
1
Print   Ctrl/Cmd+P Ctrl/Cmd+P
Redo   Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Z
Ctrl+Y (Win/Linux)
Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Z
Ctrl+Y
Reload Ctrl/Cmd+A F5
Ctrl/Cmd+R
F5
Ctrl/Cmd+R
Reload (override cache) Alt/Option+D
F4
Ctrl/Cmd+Tab
Ctrl/Cmd+F5
Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+R
 
Restore text size   Ctrl/Cmd+0 6
Save page as   Ctrl/Cmd+S Ctrl/Cmd+S
Save link target as   Alt/Option+Enter/Return  
Select all   Ctrl/Cmd+A Ctrl/Cmd+A
Select location bar Esc Ctrl/Cmd+L
Alt+D (Win/Linux)
F8
Select next auto-complete entry in text field Ctrl/Cmd+Z Down  
Select previous auto-complete entry in text field   Up  
Select next search engine in search bar   Ctrl/Cmd+Down  
Select previous search engine in search bar   Ctrl/Cmd+Up  
Select tab [1 to 9]   Ctrl+[1 to 9] (Win)
Alt+[1 to 9] (Linux)
Cmd+[1 to 9] (Mac)
 
Stop   Esc Esc
Undo   Ctrl/Cmd+Z Ctrl/Cmd+Z
Web Search
(Web Search moves the cursor to the Search Bar and only works if the Search Bar is visible. If the Search Bar is hidden, this keyboard shortcut has no effect).
  Ctrl/Cmd+K
Ctrl+J (Linux)
Shift+F8

Shortcuts for Internet Explorer

Details of shortcuts for various versions of Internet Explorer can be obtained from the Microsoft website.
Source: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Internet-Explorer-keyboard-shortcuts

Shortcuts for Opera

Source: http://help.opera.com/Windows/9.51/en/keyboard.html

Display and usability

This website works best in the following browsers:

Internet Explorer version 7 and above.

Click here to update your version of Internet Explorer

Safari version 2 and above.

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Mozille Firefox version 2 and above.

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Google Chrome version 1 or above.

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Note:

The display of this website in Internet Explorer version 6 (IE6) is not the intended format for delivery. Although we have aimed to make this site as cross browser compliant as possible, some users on IE6 with low screen resolutions may not have access to some of the usability functions and optimal online features like RSS subscriptions and dynamic navigation components. For support in Internet Explorer 6, see Microsoft Internet Explorer - support information

Acknowledgements

The information above has been sourced from: