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Google adds Braille support to Sheets, magnifier tool to Slides and Drawings

Google introduced nowadays that the G-Suite staff is including new accessibility options to Google Sheets, Slides, and Drawings. In particular, Google Sheets is getting Braille strengthen and Google Slides and Drawings are getting display screen magnifier strengthen.

Braille presentations can already be used to learn and edit texts in Doctors, Slides, and Drawings. With the added strengthen for Sheets, customers will now be capable of learn and edit mobile contents, in addition to navigate between cells on a sheet. In keeping with Google’s weblog put up, this may handiest be to be had on Chrome OS with the ChromeVox display screen reader, for now. The corporate says it’s running so as to add strengthen for different platforms and display screen readers.

Google may be including display screen magnifier strengthen to Slides and Drawings, along with the present strengthen for Doctors and Sheets. This selection can be utilized on Mac and Chrome OS units.

With accessibility options turning into to be had on increasingly more apps and platforms, blind other people (about 39 million globally) and the visually impaired (about 245 million) can carry out duties they differently may now not have. (Being visually impaired myself, I take advantage of display screen magnifiers each day as they enable me to extra simply carry out my activity as a reporter.)

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