High contrast can help many computer users see the visuals of their computer in ways that work for their special needs. Closed captioning settings are for the captions in your video player. This video will show you how to work with both and effectively configure each.
- [Voiceover} In this video we are going to discuss…the high contrast and closed caption…options in the Ease of Access tools.…High contrast may help some users…better see the visual elements of…the screen more than the standard set…of visuals offered with Windows.…To activate high contrast you must…go to the Ease of Access tools.…To do so, click on the start menu.…Click on settings and choose Ease of Access.…Next, let's go ahead and choose…high contrast on the left hand side.…
Here you'll notice that we have a section…here called 'choose a theme'.…Click on the drop down and we have…a few different themes to choose from.…For the sake of this lesson, we are…going to work with mostly the…high contrast white and high contrast black.…These other options are for making…custom colors in creating custom views.…Feel free to experiment with these…options after watching this video.…Let's choose high contrast black.…You will notice that it gives you a…preview of what certain elements will…look like including the text, background,…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic Windows conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the taskbar and Start menu. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using the File Explorer and Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant. If you have visual or audio impairments, Window's accessibility features are a great tool. Learn how to use the Ease of Access options (like the Magnifier and closed captioning) to make Windows more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Windows is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching for files, folders, and apps
- Using the File Explorer
- Using accessibility features
- Using keyboard shortcuts