Help - How to get the most out of this site
It is hoped that this website will be accessed by as many people as possible so we are keen that it is straightforward and clear.
If you are having any problems in using the site, please check the information below first. If this does not answer your query, then contact us.
All of our pages (and the information stored on them) are displayed in HTML format. Some information has also been offered in other formats such as PDF and Word. If you see a document not in HTML format and would like that document in an alternative viewing format anywhere on our site, email us and we'll advise as best we can.
PDF (Portable Document Format)
Some information is available in PDF (Portable Document Format) form. To view these files you will need Acrobat Reader. This is a plug-in which you can download (copy onto your computer) for free from Adobe. Wherever a PDF option has been given, you will see the logo:
If you would like to have any pages on our site translated, try http://babelfish.altavista.digital.com/translate.dyn
Back to Top
Where ever you see this link 'back to top' or a similar link, this means that by clicking on it, you will be returned to the top of the same page, and be able to select a different link from the left navigation bar.
We are committed to making this site accessible to all visitors using any browser. The pages are designed to comply with global standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium (http://www.w3c.org), and we use style sheets to control elements such as font size. This is to ensure that our pages are accessible to visually impaired visitors using special access software, and the widest number of browsers possible.
If you experience any difficulty in viewing any of the pages or accessing any of the information, please let us know - email us.
How to download and save a document
When you wish to download and save a document right click the hyperlink and click on 'Save Target As' from the drop down menu. If you left click the connection you will load that file to your browser for immediate viewing.
Controlling text and colours in your web browser
If you use the Internet Explorer or Netscape browsers to view the Internet, the following guidelines will enable you to enlarge the size of the text and control the colours on your screen. However, if you require even larger text, or use a text-only browser, please refer to the RNIB web site, which contains useful information on how to access the web using different technologies.
Instructions for users of Microsoft Internet Explorer
For Apple Mac
Instructions for users of Netscape Navigator
If you want to keep a link in your 'favourites' menu to any of our pages, you can do so by creating a bookmark straight to that page.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer: 'Favourites' ---> 'Add to favourites' from
the menu option.
You can either just use the default page title so you know what the bookmark is when you next come back to it, or you can rename the bookmark anything you wish.
Last updated: 04/12/2008