Accessibility in LibreOffice

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The following accessibility features are part of LibreOffice:

  • Support of external devices and applications
  • Access to all functions by keyboard. The keys that replace the mouse actions are listed in the LibreOffice Help
  • Improved readability of screen contents
  • Zooming of on-screen user interface for menus, icons, and documents
    The user interface is scalable through your operating systemWindow Manager settings. The default ‍font size for dialogs is 12pt, corresponding to a scale of 100%. You can also change the ‍font size for dialogs in Tools - Options' - LibreOffice - View'. The zoom factor of a document can be changed in View - Zoom, or by double-clicking the zoom factor displayed in the Status Bar.
Note.png Please note that accessibility support relies on Java technology for communications with assistive technology tools. This means that the first program startup may take a few seconds longer, because the Java runtime environment has to be started as well.

Related Topics

Assistive Tools in LibreOffice

Tools - Options - LibreOffice - View

Tools - Options - LibreOffice - Application Colors

Tools - Options - LibreOffice - Accessibility

Shortcuts (LibreOffice Accessibility)

General Shortcut Keys in LibreOffice