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This listing is a compilation of both questions asked in-site and questions related to accessibility themes gathered from different sources (stackoverflow, UX Stack Exchange).

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Prevent background items from receiving focus while modal overlay is covering them?

Stackoverflow

I am working on making an overlay modal more accessible. It works essentially like this JSFiddle.

Tags: 
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria
  • voiceover
  • screen-readers
  • jaws-screen-reader

NVDA reading clickable multiple times

While making a html page, I notice that NVDA reads "clickable" for every <p> or <span> tag. Is there a way to stop this?

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility
  • nvda

legality of div tag immediately under html tag

I was running lynx to test some HTML I had to do, because having accessibility in mind.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • accessibility
  • web-standards
  • lynx

correct usage of html button text in regards to accessibility

I have a form with 3 input fields and then a button that is shaped like a next symbol.

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • uiaccessibility

Is it possible to use javascript to detect if a screen reader is running on a users machine?

I want to detect whether a screen reader is running on a user's machine to avoid sound clashing with audio tag in html. If so, please provide details on how this could be done.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers

Input type search with Accessibility compatibe?

<input type="search" placeholder="search" />

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility

Accessibility options mangled keyboard input [duplicate]

SuperUser

This question already has an answer here:

Tags: 
  • windows-10
  • keyboard
  • keyboard-layout
  • input-languages
  • accessibility

Switching from Mac to Windows 10 — Text-to-Speech service integration

SuperUser

Apple's tight integration of POSIX-compliant file paths and a command line interface, and their historically strong hardware and manufacturing standards have had me on the Mac platform for years.

Tags: 
  • windows-10
  • mac
  • accessibility
  • text-to-speech

Enable Mouse Ease of Access Setting for a Specific Program in Windows 7

SuperUser

I run the 3d application Blender and the program has the ability to do it's own desktop space on each screen of a multi monitor setup.

Tags: 
  • windows-7
  • mouse
  • accessibility

macos: How do you change the accessibility's speech rate so that it's faster than the default maximum?

SuperUser

This is what I'm kind of looking for, but it only works in the terminal.

Tags: 
  • macos
  • accessibility
  • text-to-speech

Chrome 57: Menu, Tab, Bookmark fonts very large

SuperUser

I have updated my google-chrome to version 57 , after that menu font size and tabs font size and bookmark bar font size , are very large. and I hate that. So I try to fix it,but I can't.

Tags: 
  • google-chrome
  • accessibility

Tagging a PDF background image as background without tagging foreground content

SuperUser

I have a tagged PDF that has a one remaining accessibility problem: some background images were never tagged as background images.

Tags: 
  • pdf
  • adobe-acrobat
  • accessibility
  • acrobat-pro-dc

How to change text cursor color in Windows?

SuperUser

Is it possible to change text cursor color systemwide? I want to make it easy to catch red color.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • accessibility
  • text-cursor
  • caret

How do I update my my accessibility registry without needing a reboot?

SuperUser

I am currently modifying some values in the Mousekeys registry under HKCU:\Control Panel\Accessibility using PowerShell.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • windows-10
  • powershell
  • windows-registry
  • accessibility

Can I expand the font size used in the "Shapes" (stencil) window?

SuperUser

In Visio 2007, the "Shapes" window (the stencil) shows the master icons and their text labels. Is there any way to increase the font size used in that window?

Tags: 
  • user-interface
  • microsoft-visio
  • accessibility
  • microsoft-visio-2007
  • readability

User Style Sheets in Firefox

SuperUser

I would like to adjust the styling of websites on a specific domain in Firefox, but the instructions I found

Tags: 
  • firefox
  • internet-explorer
  • css
  • accessibility
  • firefox-profile

How can I make the Chrome Navigation buttons larger?

SuperUser

I purchased a Chromebook for an elderly relative to use. I've enabled every helpful accessibility feature (large cursor, cursor indicators, etc).

Tags: 
  • google-chrome
  • accessibility

What did I do to Word?

SuperUser

I accidentally pressed some buttons while starting Word 2013, and I don't know what I did:

Tags: 
  • windows
  • microsoft-word-2013
  • microsoft-office-2013
  • accessibility

Win+directional keys use?

SuperUser

I love using the win+ directional keys to maximize/minimize/push windows the right or left. But, I do not like my windows being automatically arranged near the edge of the screen.

Tags: 
  • windows
  • keyboard-shortcuts
  • accessibility

"Make your computer easier to use" blocks the keyboard

SuperUser

Despite, I have all options in the "Make your computer easier to use" disabled, including nested options like "Use the computer without a mouse or keyboard" and "Make the keyboard easier to use", i

Tags: 
  • windows-7
  • windows
  • keyboard
  • accessibility
  • filterkeys