Many folks never even bother to look at the options in the Accessibility Preference Pane (formerly called Universal Access) but there are many features there that you might find helpful or make your life easier as you work with your Mac.
In today’s Mac tip, we’re going to look at the Display tab, which contains several features that you might find worth a look if you have any difficulty seeing the screen. To access these setting, select > System Preferences from the menu, click the Accessibility icon and then click Display in the left pane.
Display Feature in the Accessibility Pane
Invert Colors – this does what it says – it inverts the colors on your screen so that the text appears white on black. Many people find this much easier to read than the standard black on white.
Use Grayscale – this feature removes all color from a document, resulting in improved clarity in many cases. This can also give you an idea of what a colorized document will look like when sent to a black and white printer.
Enhance Contrast – This feature reduces the shades in between black and white, making the screen easier to see for many. Drag the slider to the right until the desired level is attained.
Cursor Size – This feature increases the size of your cursor, making it easier to see. This can be especially helpful if you have a large high-resolution monitor.
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