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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.2 - Mac OS X/macOS Administration Guide

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Seeing tab

The Seeing tab setting of the Universal Access Properties control visual display and desktop zooming and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

Options on the Seeing tab help users with visual impairments work more effectively. To further customize the user’s display, you can set Finder Views preferences to control the size of icons in Finder windows, and use Dock Display preferences to enlarge or magnify icons in the user’s Dock.

The following options are supported:

  • Turn on Zoom

    Select to enable Zooming. You can control the Min Zoom and Max Zoom levels. Select the Show preview rectangle when zoomed out option to display a preview window on the user's desktop. Select the Smooth images option to improve the graphical quality.

  • Switch to

    Select to switch the visual display to White on Black or Grayscale.

    The Preview shows an example of what the user's desktop will look like when you select one of these options.

Hearing tab

The Hearing tab settings of the Universal Access Properties control visual alerts and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

The following option is supported:

  • Flash the screen whenever an alert sound occurs

    Select to configure the screen to flash whenever an audible alert sounds. This feature is designed to aid hearing-impaired users or users that don't have an audio device enabled.

Keyboard tab

The Keyboard tab settings of the Universal Access Properties control keyboard functionality and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

Keyboard tab settings are available to help users cope when they have difficulty pressing more than one key at a time or repeated keystrokes.

The following options are supported:

  • Sticky keys

    Select to treat a sequence of modifier keys as a key combination. For example, press Shift then A to simulate Shift + A. Press a key twice to simulate holding it down. Press Shift twice, then press Command then press O to simulate Shift + Command + O.

  • Beep when a modifier key is set

    Select to sound an audible alert when a modifier key is set.

  • Display pressed keys onscreen

    Select this option to display active modifier keys on screen.

  • Slow keys

    Slow keys help users who press keys for too long or accidentally press keys. If you enable Slow Keys, you must hold the key down for the duration of the acceptance delay in order for the computer to accept a keystroke.

  • Use click key sounds

    Select this option to play a sound when you press a key and play a different sound when the computer accepts the keystroke.

  • Acceptance delay

    Move the slider to control the duration you must press a key down before the computer accepts the keystroke.

Mouse tab

The Mouse tab of the Universal Access Properties controls mouse functionality. Universal Access settings supports the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

The following options are supported:

  • Mouse Keys

    Select to allow users to use the arrows on the keypad in place of the mouse. This option is for users that have difficulty using the mouse.

  • Initial Delay

    Move the slider to adjust how soon the mouse pointer begins to move.

  • Maximum Speed

    Adjust the slider to control the maximum speed of the mouse pointer.

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