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Apple Universal Access is a component of the Mac OS X operating system that provides computing abilities to people with visual impairment, hearing impairment, or physical disability.
Universal Access is a preference pane of the System Preferences application. It includes four sub-components, each providing different options and settings.
- Turn On/Off Screen Zooming
- Inverse Colors (White on Black, also known as reverse colors), +++8
- Set Display to Greyscale (10.2 onwards)
- Enhance Contrast
- Enable Access for Assistive Devices
- Enable Text-To-Speech for Universal Access Preferences
- Disable unnecessary automatic animations
- Flash the screen when an alert sound occurs
- Raise/Lower Volume
- Sticky Keys (Treat a sequence of modifier keys as a key combo)
- Slow keys (Delay between key press and key acceptance)
- Mouse Keys (Use the numeric keypad in place of the mouse)
- Mouse Pointer Delay
- Mouse Pointer Max Speed
- Mouse Pointer enlarging