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    Computing Guide for Boomers:

    Having trouble seeing things on your computer screen? By the time we reach our fifties, two-thirds of us have vision, hearing, or dexterity impairments that will impact our computer use. Discover easy ways to customize your computer without downloading or purchasing anything.
    Looking at some of the articles, I couldn't help but think that Visualize it–5 ways to make your PC easier to see would be a lot easier to read if it was in a dark black color and a slightly larger font.


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    Nice guide Corrine, thanks. I use some of those tools. But pretty soon I will need a screen in Braille. Are there any guides for that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyAndyK View Post
    Wonder if this is of any help, whs:
    http://www.microsoft.com/enable/guides/vision.aspx
    Thanks Anand. I am already using some of those little helpers. It's a pain when the vision deteriorates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
    ...would be a lot easier to read if it was in a dark black color and a slightly larger font.


    No Kidding!!!

    Fuzzy grey? As if things aren't already blurry enough for people with vision problems!

    And don't you mean a whole lot larger ??

    I don't have any vision problems (Thank God), and I have a bit of fun trying to read that page clearly!

    MS Geniuses at work again.

    They have made that page about as least-accessible as possible to the very people who need it the most!!!

    What irony!!!

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    Text that is in a fuzzy grey color or very small font is very hard to read for me. What I do is copy it into a Word document and change the color and fontsize. That works the best for me.

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    Yes people dont seem to do things good anymore do they?? (Hard to read text,etc)

    Thanx for the article Corrine!

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