Banner 9 Accessibility

Introduction

The following options increase accessibility of Banner 9.

Accessibility Mode for screen readers

Accessibility Mode is a setting you can turn on to change the pattern of navigation within Banner 9 pages and make more buttons accessible to screen readers.

To turn on Accessibility Mode for all of your Banner sessions:

  1. Open the General User Preferences Maintenance page (GUAUPRF)
  2. Click the checkbox next to Enable Button Accessibility Mode
  3. Click Save

To turn on Accessibility Mode for the current session only, press the keyboard shortcut CTRL+B (Windows) or Command+B (macOS).

Improving Visibility

If you find the softer color scheme in Banner 9 to be problematic, try the Google Accessibility High Contrast extension from the Chrome Web Store.

When you install this extension, at first, all pages are "inverted", so black becomes white and white becomes black. Press the High Contrast icon in the toolbar to toggle it on and off, or customize your settings on a per-site basis.

Step 1: Install the extension

  1. Open Google Accessibility High Contrast extension
  2. Click the "Add to Chrome" button
  3. Click the "Add extension" button to confirm
  4. The extension will install and be immediately set to Invert Colors. Follow the prompt to click the High Contrast icon (to the right of the address bar) and review the options available.

Step 2: Make the extension available in Incognito mode

  1. Visit the settings for the extension (if the link does not work, you can alternatively click the three vertical dots icon at the top right > "More Tools" > "Extensions" > "Details" under High Contrast
  2. Click the switch next to "Allow in Incognito"

Not using Incognito Mode to access Banner 9? You should be! Check out our Banner 9 Best Practices for more information and other recommendations.

Step 3: Adjust to your preferences

You can change the contrast style for each website, or toggle the extension off, by clicking the High Contrast icon to the right of the address bar. There is also a keyboard shortcut to toggle the extension on and off quickly.

If you prefer any one setting over the others, you can make it the default each time the extension is turned on by clicking the "Set as default scheme" button.

A screenshot of the options available in the High Contrast extension

Details

Article ID: 50512
Created
Fri 3/16/18 5:32 PM
Modified
Thu 7/12/18 1:41 PM