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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 7. Using Windows 8.1 accessibility features

The Windows 8.1 defaults are designed to work well for people with common levels of vision, hearing, and motor skills. Many people have different levels of abilities, however. The Windows 8.1 accessibility features are designed to make Windows 8.1 and the applications it runs as usable as possible for people with varying capabilities.

For example, many people can’t easily read text on a computer screen. Using the accessibility features in Windows 8.1, users can increase the size of all text, magnify portions of the screen to view individual words and letters ...

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