Dynamic forms don't support Read Out Loud accessibility

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Dayl_Brinkman

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Dayl_Brinkman

Dayl_Brinkman

06-08-2011

Read Out Loud accessibility, and ultimately JAWS compatibility is one of the requirements of my project.

In my testing, LC Des does provide a full feature set in this area. There is little extra work I need to do in order for a form to automatically provide this accessibility.

But this is only with static forms.

With dynamic forms, none of the tags are created, and the features aren't present in the forms at all.

Is as expected?

Thanks

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John_Funk

07-08-2011

Dayl,

This is functioning as indented.  Reader’s “Read Out Loud” feature only works with Static forms.  This helps maintain the performance of dynamic forms that redraw themselves a lot.

However Dynamic forms do work with accessibility screen readers such as Freedom Scientific’s JAWS screen reader that use the MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility ) interface.

You can use JAWS to read dynamic forms.  You just won't be able to use the “Read Out Loud” feature of Reader to test the "readability" of your accessible form.  For that you'll need to use JAWS in your development cycle.

Cheers!