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Viewing Information in Various File Formats

The information provided by this Web site is available in various formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word, and also in HTML format. To view the information properly, your browser needs to have the required plug-ins or software. For example, the pdf reader software is required to view the pdf format document. In case your system does not have this software, you can download it from the Internet for free. The table lists the required plug-ins needed to view the information in various file formats.

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Document Type Plug-in for Download
Portable Document Format (PDF) files Adobe Acrobat Reader
Convert a PDF file online into HTML or text format
Word files
 
Excel files  
PowerPoint presentations  
Flash content Adobe Flash Player

Screen Reader Access

The National Website of India fully complies with Guidelines for Indian Government Websites. Our visitors with visual impairments can access the Portal using Assistive Technologies, such as screen readers.

The information of the Website is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes.

The following table lists the information about different screen readers:

Information related to the various screen readers

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Screen Reader Website Free / Commercial
Screen Access For All (SAFA)   Free
Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) http://www.nvda-project.org/ Free
System Access To Go http://www.satogo.com/ Free
Thunder   Free
Hal https://yourdolphin.com/ Commercial
JAWS http://www.freedomscientific.com/ Commercial
Supernova http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=1 Commercial
Window-Eyes

http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/

Commercial

Accessibility Help

Use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow increasing the text size and changing the contrast scheme for clear visibility and better readability.

Changing the Text Size

Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing Large or Small from its standard size. There are three options provided to you to set the size of the text that affect readability. These are:

Small: Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.

Medium: Displays information in a standard font size, which is the default size.

Large: Displays information in a font size larger than the standard font size.

The website allows you to change the text size by clicking on the text size icons present at the top of each page.

Text size Icons

Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:

A-: Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size.

A: Normal text size: Allows to set the default text size

A+: Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size.

Accessibility Options

To change the text size using the Accessibility Options page:

1. Select Accessibility Options. The Accessibility Options page is displayed.

2. From the Text Size section, select the appropriate text size.

3.Click Apply.

Changing the Color Scheme

Changing the color scheme refers to applying a suitable background and text color that ensures clear readability. There are two options provided to change the color scheme. These are:

View Icons

Following different options are provided in the form of image icons which are available on each page:

  • Decrease text size High Contrast view: Applies the black color as the background and suitable colors to the text on the screen to improve readability
  • Normal text size Standard view: Brings the screen back to its original appearance

Accessibility Options

Following different options are provided to change the color scheme:

  • High Contrast view: Applies the black color as the background and suitable colors to the text on the screen to improve readability
  • Standard view: Brings the screen back to its original appearance

To change the color scheme:

  • 1. Select Accessibility Options. The Accessibility Options page is displayed.
  • 2. From the Contrast Schemes section, select the appropriate contrast scheme.
  • 3. Click Apply.

Note: Changing the color scheme does not affect the images on the screen.