Access Key Details

Access keys are useful tools that will let you navigate around a website without using a mouse.

Access keys and how to use them

Unfortunately, different browsers use access keys in different ways. In general you need to hold down a key or two and also press the access key you want.

Browsers for PCs

  • Firefox 2+: Hold down the SHIFT key and the ALT key and then press the number of the access key
  • Firefox 1.5 for PCs: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
  • Opera 9+: Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear.
  • Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
  • Internet Explorer 4: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
  • Google Chrome 3: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
  • Netscape 7: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
  • Netscape 6+: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key
  • Netscape earlier versions: Access keys are not supported

Browsers for Macs

  • Firefox 2: Hold down the SHIFT key and the ALT key and then press the number of the access key
  • Firefox 1.5: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
  • Safari: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
  • Opera 9: Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear
  • Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
  • Internet Explorer 4.5: Access keys are not supported

Access keys on this website

The following access keys can be used on this website:
  • S - Skip navigation
  • 1 - Home page
  • 2 - About DARD
  • 3 - Site map
  • 4 - Search
  • 5 - Contact DARD
  • 6 - Online Services
  • 7 - Cookies Policy
  • 8 - Terms and conditions
  • 9 - Feedback form
  • 0 - Access key details
"Skip navigation" on any given page allows you to bypass the navigation areas and go directly to that page's main content.