The minibar includes a personal menu with links to tools that store your personal information and settings.
To open the personal menu, select the link containing your name. There are three links on the personal
Profile - Edit your shared personal information
Notifications - Set how you receive notifications about activity in your units
Account Settings - Change display settings for Connect
Optimizing personal account settings for assistive technology
Account Settings link contains several tabs, depending on the role you have within Connect. You can adjust the settings in these tabs to meet your personal needs; however,
the following settings might be of particular interest if you are using assistive technology devices
or software applications.
Account Settings tab, consider the following configuration options:
Font Face and
Font Size options adjust the appearance of text in Connect. Choose options
that provide the best results for your needs. To adjust the size of icons, you can use a magnification
tool such as the zoom feature built into most browsers.
If you use a screen reader to navigate Connect, you can turn on
Show secondary windows as pop-ups. Otherwise, some secondary pages may not be distinguishable
from the main page.
If you use a screen reader or you only use a keyboard to navigate Connect, you
can select the
Turn off rich text editor and view source option. Using this option, you can upload HTML content
authored in an external editor.
To automatically detect embedded videos, turn on the
Optimize video presentation for programmatically-driven assistive technologies option.
Discussions tab, consider the following configuration options:
To simplify the layout of discussion lists, turn off the
Always show the Discussions List pane option.
Turn off the preview pane and show topics in grid view.
Email tab, consider the following configuration options:
To simplify the layout of your inbox, clear the
Show the Message Preview pane and
Show the Folder List pane check boxes.