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(suomi) Windows 10: Hyödynnä virtuaalityöpöytiä

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Take care of your Microsoft 365 account – review your cloud services sign-in history

Review your sign-in history at Azure AD My Sign-Ins. Make it a good habit and check for any unusual activity every now and then. Contact the ICT services if you notice unusual activity! The My Sign-Ins page lets you see if someone is trying to guess your password. if an attacker has successfully signed in to your […]

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Accessible web content: alternative presentation for an image

People who cannot see images must not be excluded. The above applies in particular if the image is important. An image may be an integral part of the content, support the content, or be used as a decoration. It is still allowed to use decorative images to make the content more engaging, except for scientific […]

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Accessible web content: use of images in online services

Images can explain things, make the content more engaging, and arouse interest. After all, you would hesitate to buy a product from an online store without seeing a picture of it. A graph can help you to understand the associated information better and quicker than text alone. An image that supports the text content or […]

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Accessible web content: what is the best format for sharing documents?

Web pages are in HTML-coded hypertext. Where possible, web pages are preferable to separate file attachments in public information sharing. Therefore, if you can write directly to the web service using the web editor, do that instead of attaching a separate file. However, sometimes it is necessary to share files over the internet. In the […]

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Accessible web content: Good contrast improves the legibility of text and graphs

1. Contrast requirements for the colour of the text and its background The interpretation of the content must not be based on colours alone. For example, you must not just write that “the approved measurement results are marked in green and the rejected in red” because not all people can distinguish between these colours. You […]

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Accessible web content: Easy readability for better understanding

Text appearance affects readability If you create content directly on the web using a publishing tool, you may not be able to influence the appearance of the text very much. Even when formatting is available, it is usually better to stick with the default definitions: if the admin later changes the default definitions service-wide, items […]

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Accessible web content: use clear standard language

Adjusting the text for better clarity The comprehensibility of content is one of the key principles of accessibility. Clear and easy-to-understand language is the single most important element of comprehensibility*. In higher education, it is sufficient to use clear standard language. Standard language refers to the language that is used in newspapers and textbooks, for […]

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