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Accessible outdoor recreation information is coming to Access Northern California in the spring of 2009. Sign up for Access Northern California's newsletter to recieve a notification.

Currently accessible trail information for the San Francisco Bay Area can be found at www.wheelchairtrails.net

Wheelchair Riders Guide

Get a copy of A Wheelchair Rider's Guide: San Francisco Bay and the Nearby Coast

Available from California Costal Conservancy. Many natural areas, parks, urban waterfronts, and hundreds of miles of trails along the California coast and on San Francisco Bay are now accessible to wheelchair riders and others with limited mobility. A Wheelchair Rider's Guide: San Francisco Bay and the Nearby Coast describes more than a hundred beautiful and interesting sites around the entire bay and on the ocean between Point Reyes and Santa Cruz.

Change Font Size

Recent versions of all popular browsers have the capability to zoom the page or change the size of the font. With most the process is as simple as pressing control (command for Mac users) and the plus or minus key. Pressing control and the zero key resets the page or font to the original size. Here are the instructions for specific browsers.

Chrome

Control (command for Mac users) and the plus or minus key zooms the page. Control and the zero key resets to the default size.

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Firefox

Control (command for Mac users) and the plus or minus key. Control and the zero key resets to the default size.

You can choose between increasing/decreasing the font size or zooming the page.
Open View > Zoom > Zoom Text Only
Keyboard Command:
alt+v z
t to toggle Zoom Text Only

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Internet Explorer

Control (command for Mac users) and the plus or minus key zooms the page. Control and the zero key resets to the default size.

You can set the browser to keep your zoom setting for all new windows and tabs.

Open Tools > Internet Options.
Click the Advanced tab.
Uncheck the option "Reset zoom level to 100% for new windows and tabs".

Keyboard Command:
alt t o
Click the advanced tab
Arrow down to the option
Use the spacebar to toggle the checkmark

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Opera

Use the plus and minus keys on the number pad to zoom the page. The * key resets to normal.

You can set the default zoom levels by opening
Tools (Opera on Mac) > Preferences > Web pages.

Keyboard Command:
Control+f12
Click the Web Pages tab
Tab to the Page Zoom field
Use your arrow keys to select the default zoom level

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Safari

Control (command for Mac users) and the plus or minus key. Control and the zero key resets to the default size.

You can choose between increasing/decreasing the font size or zooming the page.
Click the Page Menu Icon > Zoom > Zoom Text Only

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Access
San Francisco

Get a copy of Access San Francisco Guide

This essential access guide to planning a trip to San Francisco was produced by Access Northern California and is distributed by the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau. To receive a free copy of the latest issue contact them at
(415)391-2000
TTY (415) 392-0328
or visit their website at www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com.

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