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Website access keys

Access keys are keyboard shortcuts which allow the user to navigate around a website or a piece of computer software without having to use a mouse or other pointing device.

The access keys used on this site are the ones recommended by Government

How to use access keys in your browser

Browser What to do
Internet Explorer 5+ (PC) Hold down the ‘ Alt ‘ key, press the number of the Access key, release both keys then press ‘ Enter
Internet Explorer 4 (PC) Hold down the ‘ Alt ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Internet Explorer 5+ (Mac) Hold down the ‘ Ctrl ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Konqueror (Linux) Hold down the ‘ Ctrl ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac) Access keys are not supported
Netscape 6 and earlier (PC and Mac) Access keys are not supported
Netscape 7 (PC) Hold down the ‘ Alt ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Firefox, Mozilla (Linux) Hold down the ‘ Alt ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Firefox, Mozilla (PC) Hold down the ‘ Alt ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) Hold down the ‘ Ctrl ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Safari and Omniweb (Mac) Hold down the ‘ Ctrl ‘ key and press the number of the Access key
Opera Hold down the ‘ Shift ‘ key and press ‘ Escape ‘ , release both keys, then press the number of the Access key

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