About accessibility features in Business Contact Manager

Business Contact Manager for Outlook includes features that make the software usable for people with special needs and disabilities. Keyboard shortcuts offer access to most of the same features that you could navigate to with a computer mouse, for example. You can also adjust your visual display for improved readability.

The Ribbon, displayed at the top of windows and forms, is part of the Microsoft Fluent user interface, which makes it easier for people to use Microsoft Office programs. For example, the Ribbon offers quick access to many of the most common tasks that users want to complete, without additional menus and dialog boxes.

Keyboard shortcuts

Many features and commands for Business Contact Manager for Outlook are accessible directly from the keyboard, including a shortcut to Business Contact Manager, by pressing CTRL + 9. Switch between tabs on a workspace by pressing ALT + TAB, and press TAB to move from field to field on a form.

In the workspaces and forms, press the ALT key to see your keyboard options on the screen. Using the keyboard shortcuts, you must always select a tab on the Ribbon, even if it is already displayed, to view the additional keyboard shortcuts available in the selected tab. In other words, if the Home tab is displayed on the Ribbon when you first open Business Contact Manager for Outlook, you still must press ALT + H to select the Home tab and display the keyboard shortcuts on that tab.

Keyboard shortcuts in Business Contact Manager for Outlook that require you to press two keys are all sequential. None of them require simultaneous key presses.

For more information, see Keyboard shortcuts in Business Contact Manager.

Visual display features

You can increase the size of text in Business Contact Manager for Outlook forms. You can also change the font and style of text in these forms and views to make them easier to read. If you use the Windows High Contrast setting, e-mail messages that you compose will be shown in Rich Text Format.

 Note    To open Accessibility Options, open your Control Panel, and then, in Category View, double-click Ease of Access.

For more information about accessibility options, see Accessibility Features in Microsoft Office 2010.

 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010