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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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JOptionPane message is not read by screen reader

Stackoverflow

I'm developing a software for music education purposes and it has to be accessible by screen reader so blind kids can use it too. But I'm having a problem with JOptionPane messages.

Tags: 
  • java
  • accessibility
  • joptionpane
  • screen-readers

Wireless keyboard not working in iOS hybrid app

I looking at an iOS hybrid app with a wireless keyboard, from GearHead, and nothing responds to the keyboard.

Tags: 
  • ios
  • accessibility
  • hybrid-mobile-app
  • voiceover

Accessibility Tools on StackExchange sites

UX_StackExchange

I am taking an HCI class this semester at school and one thing that is glaringly obvious is how the design of current online platforms is wanting in certain areas such as accessibility.

Tags: 
  • website-design
  • gui-design
  • accessibility
  • human-interface-guideline
  • vision-impairment

Pagination using keyboard arrow keys

UX_StackExchange

On Vimeo.com, you could paginate using keyboard arrows, if you want to. I haven't seen this functionality on any other website. Is keyboard pagination a good option?

Tags: 
  • accessibility
  • pagination
  • page

Amazon.com and Amazon.in Interaction Difference . What is the reason

UX_StackExchange

I recently noticed some differences in amazon.com and Amazon.in.

Tags: 
  • interaction-design
  • user-expectation
  • usability-testing
  • accessibility
  • experience

javafx accessibility - how to read text (with OS narrator) on window shown?

I want to tell the narrator to read the window description when it's shown.

For example:

Tags: 
  • javafx
  • javafx-8
  • accessibility

ARIA state for current page in navigation

Recently I've been implementing ARIA into a web application and I found this quest

Tags: 
  • html
  • html5
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria
  • wcag

Reading text from (Facebook) RecyclerView with AccessibilityService

Stackoverflow

How can I see the text of non-focused RecyclerView children (items)?

Tags: 
  • android
  • facebook
  • android-recyclerview
  • accessibility
  • android-accessibility

Accessibility :: How to get focus on link in textview on right swipe

I have a TextView with some text written "Hello World".

Tags: 
  • android
  • accessibility
  • talkback

Why use divs over tables for a TABLE?

This question at face value is a duplicate of: Divs vs tables for tabular data

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • html5
  • reactjs
  • accessibility

Why does my screen reader not announce the selected tab when activated

I'm working on making my existing tab component accessible, I'm basing my design off of the W3C's

Tags: 
  • accessibility
  • nvda

How do I make a screenshot image accessible?

I'm trying to make my website fully accessible for devices like screen readers. In one page on my site, I have a screenshot of an application showing a lot of text.

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

JAWS execute ctrl click

We're using JAWS to test accessibility in our web application on IE11. One of our controls requires a CTRL + click to bring up a context menu.

Tags: 
  • accessibility
  • jaws-screen-reader

How to make TalkBack read TextView error message automatically?

I'm currently making my app accessible and I'm having problem with my EditTexts:

Tags: 
  • android
  • accessibility
  • android-textview
  • talkback
  • android-accessibility

javafx - how to properly use the high contrast themes?

I have noticed on scenebuilder that a modena high contrast theme exists.

How do I properly use it? I mean in a cross platform or implementation way.

Tags: 
  • java
  • javafx
  • accessibility

NVDA doesn't read first HTML child when focusing from parent on Firefox

When using NVDA on Firefox it fails to read the first child when focusing from a container, but it is able to read the second child.

Generic Example:

Tags: 
  • html
  • firefox
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers
  • nvda

Accessibility Identifier not visible in Accessibility Inspector with iOS Simulator

Stackoverflow

I wanted to use the Accessibility Inspector to verify all the accessibility identifiers in my app running in the simulator (iOS 9.2).

Tags: 
  • ios
  • macos
  • ios-simulator
  • accessibility
  • accessibility-inspector

Module Tab & Navigation tab Interaction

UX_StackExchange

I am currently working on an enterprise website with loads of different views/content.

Tags: 
  • interaction-design
  • user-behavior
  • accessibility
  • psychology
  • experience

Blinking text for screen reader

I am now making my website readable by screen readers.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility

How to tag an element below form elements so that the screen reader picks it up

Say I have a div with some p tags below some text elements, how do I aria tag these so the screen reader picks these up?

I could give the div tagindex="0" but my linter complains:

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility