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Training for Testing Software for 508 Compliance

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Testing for §1194.21 (d): User Interface Elements

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An application's user interface is accessible to all users when it does the following:

  • Provides a name, role, value and state for elements in a textual way.
  • Indicates when elements are invisible, disabled or unavailable.
  • Indicates shortcut keys and mnemonics.
  • Indicates order and hierarchy in a textual manner.

Knowledge Check

Before you finish this module, here's a question to check your knowledge. Use the Answer button to check your selection.

For tree views, such as the file browser tree in Windows Explorer, to be
accessible, which of the following is true?


To continue with the training, select Next for the Bitmap Images module.

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