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Technical Tips

Here are a few helpful tips which can enhance your enjoyment of this site. Many of these will help your viewing of other website.

This website has been optimised for a screen resolution of 800x600 pixels.

If you want to change your graphic options:

  • Go to Windows control panel (from Start Menu). 

  • Click the Display icon

  • Choose Settings tab.

  • From here you can change your screen resolution

Note: While you are there, check out the Effects tab. From there you can set the 'smooth edges of screen fonts' option, this can dramatically improve the display of text on your screen.

 

Sometimes it is useful to switch your browser display mode to Full-Screen 

  • Press the Function Key F11 (usually at the top of your keyboard)

  • This will flip the browser to Full Screen Mode.

  • Pressing F11 again will return to Normal View

Note: This tip works in MS Internet Explorer only. 

If you print out a page and the right-hand edge is missing, change your printer to print 'landscape' and try again.

 

Other Useful Function keys   (MS Internet Explorer only)

F5 .............................................. Refresh the page you are looking at

ALT - Left Arrow ........................ Back  

ALT - Right Arrow ...................... Forward

 

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