Accessibility features of Cloud Workstations

This page outlines Code OSS for Cloud Workstations accessibility features that you can use from Cloud Workstations. Code OSS for Cloud Workstations is based on the open source Code-OSS

For more information about Google Cloud accessibility resources, see Google Cloud accessibility. For additional information about enabling screen reader features in the Google Cloud CLI, see Enabling accessibility features.

Keyboard navigation

To navigate and customize accessibility features, use the following keyboard shortcuts:

  • If you use JAWS, press Insert+z to toggle the virtual cursor on and off.
  • To navigate to the next focusable element on the page, press Tab.

Terminal accessibility features

To navigate and customize the terminal, use the following features when using the terminal:

  • To go to the previous page, press Shift+PageUp.
  • To go to the next page, press Shift+PageDown.

Customize color themes and font sizes

  • To change the color theme, navigate to File > Preferences > Color theme and then select the color theme you prefer.

  • To change the terminal font size, navigate to File > Preferences > Settings, select Features > Terminal, and then change the font size.

Based on your operating system, use the following screen readers with these recommended browsers:

Operating system Screen reader Browser
Microsoft Windows NVDA or JAWS

Mozilla Firefox

Chrome Browser

macOS VoiceOver Chrome Browser
Chrome OS ChromeVox Chrome Browser
iOS VoiceOver N/A (mobile app)
Android TalkBack N/A (mobile app)