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Screen Readers

Introduction to Echo Smartpens

The Vance-Granville Community College Library has two Livescribe Echo Smartpens availabe for checkout. The smartpens can capture notes taken during class in order to play them back at a later date. Notes and recordings can also be uploaded to a computer for easy playback.

Increasing Font Size

Increasing font size in Microsoft Word
There are three ways to enlarge the font size in Microsoft Word.
  • Hold down the Control key on the keyboard and scroll up with the mouse scroll wheel.
  • Use the zoom slider in the bottom right hand corner. Using the zoom slider can increase the font size by 500%.
  • Press the Alt key while typing the letters W Q E. The cursor will be in a field where the font size can be increased by a percentage. Type the number and then press enter.
Increasing Font Size in Web Browsers
There are two ways to enlarge the font size in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
  • Hold down the Control key and press the + key.
  • Hold down the Control key on the keyboard and scroll up with the mouse scroll wheel.

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Main: (252) 738-3279
South: (252) 738-3510
Franklin: (252) 738-3606
Warren: (252) 738-3686

Disability Services at Vance-Granville

CATHY DAVIS
Counselor/Disability Services
252-738-3350

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