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How do I enable the high contrast user interface as an instructor?

How do I enable the high contrast user interface as an instructor?

The high contrast user interface (UI) enhances the color contrast of text, buttons, and other elements so they are more distinct and easier to identify in Canvas.

High contrast UI can also be enabled from the feature options in your User Settings.

Note: The High Contrast UI option does not support Institutional branding.

Open User Navigation Menu

Open User Navigation Menu

In User Navigation, click the Account link.

Enable High Contrast UI

Enable High Contrast UI

Click the Use High Contrast UI toggle.

Reload Page

Reload Page

For the high contrast UI to take affect, reload the page or navigate to another page in Canvas.

View High Contrast UI

View the high contrast user interface (UI).

The high contrast user interface (UI) enhances the color contrast of text, buttons, and other elements so they are more distinct and easier to identify in Canvas.

Note: The High Contrast UI option does not support Institutional branding.

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

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