https://www.duolingo.com/sesu

Accessibility issues

I have several issues due to poor vision. How can I increase text contrast, everything now looks light on white? Also when I try to zoom for better visibility I lose the bottom of the screen, it is annoying to keep scrolling back and forth.

January 7, 2017

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You may also be interested in reading this recent discussion concerning visual impairment. : https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/28507250

August 20, 2018

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Which operating system are you using?

January 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sesu

Windows 10.1 on my laptop. In all fairness, I could probably use zoom better on my desktop which has a much bigger monitor. However, other sites are easier to manage than this one.

January 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Have you looked at the Windows accessibility settings? I think it will be able to sort out the text contrast for you. I think there's also a screen magnifier that'll help.

If not, try Zoomit. It's a simple zoom program that I use for teaching; ctrl-1 to zoom, escape to stop. That might be useful to you as well.

January 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sesu

Thanks for your suggestions. I find Windows text contrast options are a bit too global and clunky for me as I am not exactly blind (yet). But maybe Magnifier would work better than zoom.

January 9, 2017
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