To improve the contrast and make it easier to read the contents of the screen, use the Display settings in the Seeing pane of the Universal Access window.
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- Choose Apple, System Preferences, Universal Access.
- Select the Seeing pane.
- To reverse the display and show white text on a black background, choose the “White on black” option. There is also an option to remove all color and use a grayscale display. This option can be helpful for testing web pages and other documents to make sure that all the content can be seen by a color blind person. To make more gradual contrast adjustments, use the Enhance contrast slider.
- To switch to the “White on black” option using the keyboard, use the following shortcut: Command + Option + Control + 8.