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Keyboard settings



Windows



You can change
  • the time that elapses before a held down key starts repeating
  • how quickly characters are repeated when you hold down a key
  • the rate at which the cursor blinks.

To change any of these:
  1. Select the Start button in the bottom left corner of the screen
  2. Select Settings, and then Control Panel
  3. Open the Keyboard section either by double left clicking on the icon, or by highlighting the icon and pressing the Enter/Return key
  4. Select your speeds using the three sliders
  5. Select Apply, then OK to save your changes

Apple Mac OS



The Apple Mac has various accessibility features which include: an adjustable keyboard, an ergonomic mouse, CloseView screen magnification software, display adaptation, Easy Access system software (StickyKeys, SlowKeys, MouseKeys), electronic documentation, key-repeat disable, text-to-speech synthesis and voice recognition (PlainTalk), sticky mouse, and visual alert cues.

All of these features are included as part of the Apple Mac's system software (system 7.x, 8.x and 9.x), details of which can be found at: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ external website

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