About the website

This page contains information and usage tips which will make it easier for you use the website.

Availability objectives
This website will mainly follow the national guidelines for developing websites and e-services within the public sector, ”Vägledningen 24 timmars webben” (”Guidelines for the 24 hour web”) developed by Verva (the Swedish Administrative Development Agency).

Our target is that all information and all services published on the website should be available and ready to be used for all visitors to the site. Regardless of which browser or operating system is used, or if the user has a disability.

There is a section on the website that has not been fully optimized in regard to availability. The page is called “Flashbacks”. On the pages showing calendar, projects and news there are two different display modes for the same information: grid view and list view. The latter is adapted for availability.

There are pages on this website that use cookies. A cookie will never allow us to identify you as a user during the time you utilize this service.

A cookie is a small piece of data from a website stored in a user’s web browser that contains a certain amount of information and a certain time stamp. Cookies are used on many websites to give the user access to different functions. The information in the cookie is possible to use in order to follow a users surfing pattern.

Two different types of cookies
The first one will save a data file in your computer for a longer period of time. It is used, for example, through a function that will inform you of what is new since the last time you visited the website. This will help you to use the website for your own wishes and interests.

The other type of cookie is called session cookies. During the time you spend on a website this cookie will be stored temporarily in your computer’s memory, for example to keep track of which language you have chosen. Session cookies are not stored for longer periods of time in your computer, they simply disappear when you close your browser.

If you want to avoid cookies
If you don´t want cookies to be stored in your computer, you can close down that function in your browsers settings. In doing so, no cookies will be stored. For more information on how this works we refer to the browser’s documentation. Notice that if you choose to turn off cookies, some services or pages might wholly or partially stop working. 

The website uses style sheets (CSS) helping the browser automatically to adapt the page for print-out. When printing please use the browsers internal function for print-out.

On the print-outs menus and other navigation are taken out, the font is changed to serif fonts and the size of the texting is adapted for the print-out.

If you want to see what the print-out will look like, you can choose preview in your browser or in the the print-out window.

Usage tips
In this space we have collected tips which will make it easier for you to use our website. Many tips will apply for other websites as well.

Text size
In order to change the size of the text and graphics on the website you can change the zoomlevel with the help of the browsers built-in functionality.

Click the chrome-menu in the browsers toolbar, click on + or – to zoom. You can also use key combination ctrl and + (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS) or ⌘ and + (Mac) or Ctrl and – (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS ) or ⌘ and – (Mac)

Internet Explorer
Click on the arrow near the button ”Change zoom level” bottom right in Internet Explorer. You can also use the keyboard to increase or decrease gradually. Press CTRL+(+) to zoom in. Press CTRL +(-) to zoom out.

Choose ”Visa”, Zoom, Zoom in, Zoom out. You can also change size through pressing down the CTRL-key and at the same time  press + to increase or decrease the size.

New Windows
Links to other websites will open in a new browser window. If you wish to open a link of your own in a new window or a new tab you can do it by right-clicking the link and choose ”Open in new window” or ”Open in new tab”. You can also open a new window by clicking a link at the same time as you press down a key. The most common keys are Ctrl in Windows and Cmd (apple) in Mac OS X.

Keyboard navigation
With most browsers one can navigate on the website through using keys. They work as follows:

Tab Skips from one link to the next
Enter or return Activates a link
Shift + Tab Skips to previous link.

On this website you can also use the following keyboard key combinations:
1 Logo/To homepage
4 Search
s Go to contents

At the bottom of every page there will be a link that makes it possible to skip past menus and others in order to get directly to the main contents.That could be useful in case you are using an older mobile phone or screen reader and want to avoid tabbing through menus etc.

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