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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).

Displaying 121 - 140 of 270 questions

How do screen readers read <abbr> tags?

I learned that the <abbr> tag is supposed to be interpreted by screen readers in a way that its title attribute would replace its content when read by a screen reade

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

Prevent certain elements from receiving focus

So I have the following function. What it does is listens for the focus event on all elements.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • accessibility

Setting focus after opening dialog - Polymer (no JQuery)

How would one place focus on a paper-input contained within a paper-dialog at the point of it being opened?

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • polymer
  • accessibility

Icon link without text eslint error

I have a React project that shows a bunch of social media links that are just icons to their respective sites.

Tags: 
  • accessibility
  • eslint

Android AccessibilityService: How to record and replay view clicks?

I am trying to implement an AccessibilityService that records the user's actions (only click events at this point) and stores them, such that they can be replayed at a later point in time.

Tags: 
  • android
  • accessibility

Differentiate between mouse "click" and screen reader "Press"

I'm make an accessible website menu and would like to differentiate between a mouse "Click" and a VoiceOver "Press" to open a submenu.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers
  • voiceover

Why onAccessibilityEvent(..) method of AccessibilityService is reading the same view many times?

I am using AccessibilityService to determine the text and coordinates of views of any current application running in android device.

Tags: 
  • android
  • accessibility
  • accessibilityservice
  • android-accessibility

Talkback: "Double tap" (ACTION_CLICK) is missed on Samsung

I'm trying to add a custom ACTION_CLICK text. This what I'm doing:

Tags: 
  • android
  • accessibility
  • samsung-mobile
  • talkback
  • android-accessibility

Accessibility of Hamburger Menu?

I am currently working on making a responsive website accessible and I wonder whether a blind person who opens the page on a smartphone will be able to open the hidden menu somehow, or if he/she "s

Tags: 
  • css
  • mobile
  • responsive-design
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers

Colour blindness simulator

Like any responsible developer, I'd like to make sure that the sites I produce are accessible to the widest possible audience, and that includes the significant fraction of the population with some

Tags: 
  • colors
  • accessibility
  • color-blindness

Side-by-side code diff view UX

I'm working on code diff view design, and would like to gather your opinion on two existing patterns.

Below are screenshots of two different side-by-side diff view designs.

Tags: 
  • usability
  • accessibility
  • comparison

How to make UITableViewCell read out a UIImageView automatically the way it does for UILabel with voice over

I've tried adding random labels to a UITableViewCell and the accessibility voice over system reads all of them automatically.

Tags: 
  • ios
  • accessibility
  • voice

Do screen readers treat SVG and raster images different?

Unlike a raster image (e.g. a PNG), a screen reader could in theory read and somewhat understand the content of an SVG file.

Tags: 
  • SVG
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers

How to change Talkback announces Press Alt + Shift + Enter to activate on Google map marker

I have a Google map and added marker on the map. When the accessibility mode is ON and we navigate to Map marker using Bluetooth keyboard it announces press Alt+⇧Shift+Enter ↵ to activate.

Tags: 
  • android
  • google-maps
  • accessibility
  • talkback
  • android-accessibility

html accessibility: anchor tags with background images on pseudo elements

My company is exploring some scenarios that we use commonly in our design that we are realizing may not be 100% compliant with WCAG 2.0 standards.

Tags: 
  • html
  • image
  • background
  • accessibility

Launch phone calls and show a call screen from guided access?

I have a "home screen-replacement" app on Android for people with eyesight problems and I'm considering making a similar App for iOS.

Tags: 
  • ios
  • ios7
  • accessibility
  • guided-access

How to read window content (using accessibilityService) and evoking UI using draw over other app permission in Android?

My last question about the same topic was not clear enough and was put on hold by c

Tags: 
  • java
  • android
  • accessibility
  • accessibilityservice
  • android-accessibility

Something in the cordova / angular / ionic stack steals my focus

In order to provide Accessibility i need to to focus elements when entering screens in my Cordova app.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • angularjs
  • cordova
  • ionic-framework
  • accessibility

How to receive TYPE_VIEW_HOVER_ENTER AccessibilityEvent?

I override my own Accessibility Service, and print the event.getEventType to Log in

public void onAccessibilityEvent(Accessibility event)

Tags: 
  • android
  • hover
  • accessibility

MacOS OSX How to change the text to speech voice in terminal or with a keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for a way to change the voice with a shortcut:
going in to settings->accessibility->Speech and setting the voice "Alex"
take's to long.

Tags: 
  • osx
  • terminal
  • accessibility
  • text-to-speech
  • macos-sierra