Last updated on 9 October 2002

Access Keys

This page lists the Access keys used throughout this website and are intended to help users who have difficulty in using pointing devices such as a mouse or who prefer to use keyboard shortcuts.

Access Keys used on this site

This website uses the UK government access key system and the following information details each of the keyboard shortcut commands available.

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How to use access keys

Depending upon your browser type use one of the following:

Internet Explorer 5+ (PC)
Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

Internet Explorer 4 (PC)
Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Internet Explorer 5+ (Mac)
Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac)
Access keys are not supported

Netscape 6 and earlier (PC and Mac)
Access keys are not supported

Netscape 7 (PC)
Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Firefox, Mozilla (PC)
Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Firefox, Mozilla (Mac)
Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Safari and Omniweb (Mac)
Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Opera 7+ (Mac)
Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the accesskey

Opera 7+ (PC)
Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the accesskey