Accessibility Help

The accesskey attribute specifies a shortcut key to activate/focus an element.

  • Access key "s" for activating or focusing Search field.
  • Access key "c" for skip to content.
  • Access key "m" for skip to navigation.
Note: The way of accessing the shortcut key is varying in different browsers:
Browser Windows Linux Mac
Internet Explorer [Alt] + access key N/A
Chrome [Alt] + access key [Alt] + access key [Control] [Alt] + access key
Firefox [Alt] [Shift] + access key [Alt] [Shift] + access key [Control] [Alt] + access key
Safari [Alt] + access key N/A [Control] [Alt] + access key
Opera Opera 15 or newer: [Alt] + access key Opera 12.1 or older: [Shift] [Esc] + access key
Access keys Functionality
S Search the website
C Browse the content of the website
1,2,3……. Browse the pages of the respective numbers
M To access the menu of the website
N To go to next page
P To go to previous page
Disability Features of the website Functionality
Increase Text Increases Font size
Decrease Text Decreases font size
Grayscale For a grayscale (black and white format) view
High Contrast Increases the contrast of the webpage to make it highly visible
Negative Contrast Decreases the contrast of the webpage to make the visibility lower
Links Underline Underlines the links of the webpage
Readable Font Makes the font readable by enlarging it
Highlight Link Highlights all the links of the webpage
Reading Guide Provides a reading guide to read the website thoroughly
Big Cursor Enlarges the cursor for the webpage
Download Screen Reader Downloads a hearable screen reader for visually impaired people
Reset Resets the webpage feature to its default form

Keyboard shortcuts for NVDA allow you to read content by line, sentence, word, character, etc. The following is a list of essential reading shortcuts. With these shortcuts, you should be able to navigate through most content.

  • Numpad +Start reading at the top of the page.
  • INSERT + ↓: Start reading at the current position (The NVDA key is set to the INSERT key by default).
  • Ctrl: Stop Reading.
  • INSERT + ↑ or Numpad 8: Current line.
  • Ctrl + ←/→ or Numpad 4/Numpad 6: Previous/next word.
  • ↑ or Numpad 7: Prior line.
  • ↓ or Numpad 9: Next line.
  • Ctrl + ↑: Prior sentence.
  • Ctrl + ↓: Next sentence.
  • ←/→ or Numpad 1/Numpad 3: Previous/Next character.
  • L : Go to next list.
  • I : Go to next list item.
  • H : Go to next heading.
  • D : Go to next landmark/region.
  • F : Next form.
  • B : Next button.
  • Insert + Spacebar : Toggle between forms mode and browse mode.
  • Spacebar: Select and deselect checkbox/Radio button.
  • ↑/↓: Toggle selection of Radio buttons.
  • F5/Ctrl + F5: Page refresh / Hard page refresh. If you get lost, this is how you can start over.

Keep in mind that there is a link at the top of this page to skip to main content or Skip header or Skip alphabetical navigation.

Quick Keys

The following Quick Keys will help you navigate common page elements.

  • H: Headings
  • D: Landmarks
  • 1 - 6: Headings level 1-6
  • F: Forms
  • T: Tables
  • B: Buttons
    • The Search button is often the first button on a page. You can often navigate to the search form but selecting B to jump to the button and then Shift + Tab to navigate to the previous form element – the search text box.
  • L: Lists
  • I: Items in a list

Shift + Quick Key will allow you to navigate through elements in reverse order (works with most Quick Keys).

Other navigation shortcuts

  • Ctrl + Home: Top of the page
  • Ctrl + End: Bottom of the Page
  • Alt + D orF6: Browser address bar