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This listing is a compilation of both questions asked in-site and questions related to accessibility themes gathered from different sources (stackoverflow, UX Stack Exchange).

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Accessing a broken Android phone using a pc

SuperUser

I have an Xperia Z2 phone (Lolipop 5.1)

It was unfortunately ran over by a car.

The display and touch screen were destroyed but the device is still working (to my suprise).

Tags: 
  • data-recovery
  • android
  • hard-drive-recovery
  • accessibility
  • screencasts

How can I increase tooltip size in Firefox 57?

SuperUser

I'm currently on Firefox 56 and have seen the warning that many add-ons are going to break in 57, which is coming soon.

Tags: 
  • firefox
  • firefox-extensions
  • accessibility
  • tooltip
  • firefox-57

How do I click on "Call Using iPhone" using Accessibility Inspector's Hierarchy?

SuperUser

Here's the AppleScript code:
set phone_num to "1111111111"-- (put your own number here)

Tags: 
  • iphone
  • applescript
  • accessibility
  • call
  • facetime

Cannot click a specific button in FaceTime with AppleScript [closed]

SuperUser

Here's the AppleScript code:
set phone_num to "1111111111"-- (put your own number here)

Tags: 
  • applescript
  • accessibility
  • call
  • facetime

How can I automatically adjust the brightness of my screen when switching between dark and light sources?

SuperUser

Often I will have my brightness set for a dark-mode website, but when I click an outside link I get blinded by the pure white background.

Tags: 
  • windows-10
  • browser
  • brightness
  • accessibility
  • contrast

Can I prevent keyboard repeat for certain keys?

SuperUser

Sometimes I accidentally put my arm on the Numpad Enter when coding and when the enter key starts repeating, things get messy.

Tags: 
  • windows-7
  • keyboard
  • accessibility
  • repeat-rate

How to change status colours in Skype for Business 2016

SuperUser

I'm colour blind, and find it impossible to tell the difference between the colours for 'Available' and 'Away' in Skype for Business 2016:

Tags: 
  • colors
  • accessibility
  • skype-for-business

How do I swap primary and secondary mouse buttons from the command line or by using a hotkey without rebooting or compiling a program?

SuperUser

My eight-year-old son is left-handed and I am right-handed. I wish to be able to quickly and easily switch primary and secondary mouse buttons from the command line. We use Windows 10.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • mouse
  • autohotkey
  • accessibility

Accessibility options mangled keyboard input [duplicate]

SuperUser

This question already has an answer here:

Tags: 
  • windows-10
  • keyboard
  • keyboard-layout
  • input-languages
  • accessibility

Switching from Mac to Windows 10 — Text-to-Speech service integration

SuperUser

Apple's tight integration of POSIX-compliant file paths and a command line interface, and their historically strong hardware and manufacturing standards have had me on the Mac platform for years.

Tags: 
  • windows-10
  • mac
  • accessibility
  • text-to-speech

Enable Mouse Ease of Access Setting for a Specific Program in Windows 7

SuperUser

I run the 3d application Blender and the program has the ability to do it's own desktop space on each screen of a multi monitor setup.

Tags: 
  • windows-7
  • mouse
  • accessibility

macos: How do you change the accessibility's speech rate so that it's faster than the default maximum?

SuperUser

This is what I'm kind of looking for, but it only works in the terminal.

Tags: 
  • macos
  • accessibility
  • text-to-speech

Chrome 57: Menu, Tab, Bookmark fonts very large

SuperUser

I have updated my google-chrome to version 57 , after that menu font size and tabs font size and bookmark bar font size , are very large. and I hate that. So I try to fix it,but I can't.

Tags: 
  • google-chrome
  • accessibility

Tagging a PDF background image as background without tagging foreground content

SuperUser

I have a tagged PDF that has a one remaining accessibility problem: some background images were never tagged as background images.

Tags: 
  • pdf
  • adobe-acrobat
  • accessibility
  • acrobat-pro-dc

How to change text cursor color in Windows?

SuperUser

Is it possible to change text cursor color systemwide? I want to make it easy to catch red color.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • accessibility
  • text-cursor
  • caret

How do I update my my accessibility registry without needing a reboot?

SuperUser

I am currently modifying some values in the Mousekeys registry under HKCU:\Control Panel\Accessibility using PowerShell.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • windows-10
  • powershell
  • windows-registry
  • accessibility

Can I expand the font size used in the "Shapes" (stencil) window?

SuperUser

In Visio 2007, the "Shapes" window (the stencil) shows the master icons and their text labels. Is there any way to increase the font size used in that window?

Tags: 
  • user-interface
  • microsoft-visio
  • accessibility
  • microsoft-visio-2007
  • readability

User Style Sheets in Firefox

SuperUser

I would like to adjust the styling of websites on a specific domain in Firefox, but the instructions I found

Tags: 
  • firefox
  • internet-explorer
  • css
  • accessibility
  • firefox-profile

How can I make the Chrome Navigation buttons larger?

SuperUser

I purchased a Chromebook for an elderly relative to use. I've enabled every helpful accessibility feature (large cursor, cursor indicators, etc).

Tags: 
  • google-chrome
  • accessibility

What did I do to Word?

SuperUser

I accidentally pressed some buttons while starting Word 2013, and I don't know what I did:

Tags: 
  • windows
  • microsoft-word-2013
  • microsoft-office-2013
  • accessibility