Using the site without a mouse.
This site can be used without a mouse. There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page.
||A reference list of accessibility keys (this page)|
||Go to the Home page|
||Go to the Search for a map layer or place|
||Go to the Contact Us page|
||Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of your current page|
||Visit the New Zealand Government Website (opens in a new window)|
Using the shortcut keys
In most web browsers, the user invokes the shortcut key by pressing Alt (on PC) or Ctrl (on Mac) simultaneously with the appropriate character on the keyboard.
||sets focus on the link and requires Enter to be pressed in order to activate the link |
||Alt + Shift
Use of text on this site.
Most navigation elements are plain text and we have provided text alternatives to graphics on the site.
Those with poor sight may be able to increase the size of the text on screen.
||Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.|
||Hold down CTRL and press + or - to alter the text size.|
||Hold down 'Apple Button' and press + or - to alter the text size.|
NABIS is compatible with a number of common browsers. These include:
- Internet Explorer — Version 6.0 or greater on the Windows 9x/2000/XP operating systems
- Mozilla Firefox — Version 3.0.1 or greater on the Windows 9x/2000/XP and Linux operating systems
If you are running an older browser or operating system then you may have problems running NABIS. Only these combinations are supported.
We are currently not developing to the MAC so some functionality will not work, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any suggestions or queries regarding this issue.
Use the Refresh button of your browser if your map does not appear to load up.
If you are having problems using NABIS, first check whether:
- Your screen resolution is high enough. It should be at least at 800 by 600 pixels, but we recommend 1024 by 768 or 1280 by 1024
- Your screen is set to display 256 or more colours
- You are using a compatible browser and supported operating system
If your browser is not compatible, NABIS may appear to work but there may be problems when you change maps.
If your browser is compatible, and you still have problems with NABIS, please tell us. Use the link on the Contact Us page.
Website Timeout Function.
The NABIS map page will timeout after 60 minutes of inactivity.
If you click 'Home page' you will return to the NABIS home page to begin a new session.
If you click 'Map page' you will be directed to a blank NABIS map page with only the simple land loaded (all previously loaded layers will NOT be shown on the map).