If you use Captioning while watching videos, this video is for you. El Capitan allows for a vast degree of customizing of the size, color, font of your Captions. You will learn how to access and create custom video caption settings to format fonts, color, background and size of the video captions.
- [Instructor] In this movie we're…going to cover El Capitan's accessibility…features for modifying your computers…closed captioning properties to assist…in reading text items and videos…for those with audible challenges.…First, let's open up to System Preferences…from the Apple menu and choose Accessibility.…And then let's go ahead and click on Captions…on the left side of the window.…On the top you will see a preview…of what the current default subtitles…are set to for captioning when viewing a video.…You can go ahead and choose Default,…Classic, and Large Text to get a preview of those.…
If you prefer to customize your own…you can just go ahead and click on the plus sign down below.…A new dialogue box appears first asking…you to name your subtitle.…I will call mine Lynda Subtitle…and then continue filling out the fields.…Changing the background color.…Notice the preview.…Changing the text color.…Notice the preview.…And also changing my font size.…And then I can also choose a different font if I like.…
And notice for each option is an option…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic macOS conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the Dock. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using Spotlight and Finder. If you have visual or audio impairments, your Mac's accessibility features are a great tool. Find out how to use the display options, zoom, and closed captioning to make macOS more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Apple's operating system is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching with Spotlight
- Customizing Finder
- Using accessibility features such as zoom and closed captions
- Using keyboard shortcuts
Skill Level Beginner
What was added in the 01/30/2017 update to this course?
A new video was added that discusses using Siri on a desktop.