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Keyboard access information

A series of keyboard shortcuts has been provided to offer an alternative form of navigation to users who have difficulty in using pointing devices such as a mouse or who prefer to use keyboard shortcuts.

This web site uses the Cayman Islands Government access key system and the following information summarises each of the keyboard shortcut commands available.

Depending on your browser type use one of the following:

With Windows-based systems, in general, press the Alt key and the relevant access key:

  • Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the Alt key and select the number of the access key, then press the Enter key.
  • Internet Explorer 4: Hold down the Alt key and select the number of the access key at the same time.
  • Netscape 6+: Hold down the Alt key and select the number of the access key.
  • Netscape earlier versions: Access keys are not supported.
  • Mozilla, Firefox: Hold down the Alt key and select the number of the access key.

With Macintosh-based systems, press the Ctrl key and the relevant access key:

  • Internet Explorer 5+ for Mac: Hold down the Ctrl key and select the number of the access key
  • Internet Explorer 4.5 for Mac: Access keys are not supported.
Access keys for Windows.
Shortcut Action Description
Alt + SSkip navigationA quick link to the main content
Alt + 1Home pageLinks to the home page
Alt + 3Site mapLinks to the map of material on the site
Alt + 6HelpLinks to the help page
Alt + 8Terms and conditionsLinks to the site terms and conditions page
Alt + 9Feedback formLinks to the feedback form
Alt + 0Access key details(This page)

If you have any queries or difficulties, or if you use this facility and wish to suggest additional access keys, please contact the Webmaster.

Last Updated: 2006-09-06