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Accessibility

NVivo includes features that make the software accessible to a wider range of users, including those who have limited dexterity, low vision, or other disabilities.

Use the keyboard to access the ribbon

  1. Press and release the ALT key. KeyTips are displayed over each ribbon tab and under Quick Access Toolbar commands.
  2. Press the letter shown in the KeyTip over the tab you want to use. KeyTips are displayed over each ribbon tab feature.
  3. Press the letter (or combination of letters) shown in the KeyTip over the feature that you want to use.

    Depending on which letter you pressed, you may be shown additional KeyTips.

    Continue pressing letters until you press the letter of the specific command or option that you want to use. In some cases, you have to first press the letter of the group that contains the command.

NOTE

  • To cancel the action that you are taking and hide the KeyTips, press and release the ALT key.
  • Once you are familiar with the KeyTips that identify each tab, you can press ALT+ KeyTip to jump directly to the tab. For example, to go to the View tab, press ALT+W.
  • You can also use the arrow keys to move around the ribbon.
  • Some tabs are available only when needed. For example, the Media tab is only available when you have an audio or video file open in Detail View.

Use keyboard shortcuts to move around or access commands

NVivo provides keyboard shortcuts to move around the application or access frequently used commands. Keyboard shortcuts

Set zoom options

You can zoom in to get a close-up view—for example, when you are viewing your files, maps and visualizations—click Zoom on the ribbon.

Use Windows accessibility features with NVivo

While working in NVivo, you can use the Microsoft Windows accessibility features such as 'High Contrast' or the 'Magnifier'. Refer to Microsoft Windows Help for more information.