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Spring 2019

Think - does the site:

  • have structure (headings, lists, table headers, etc.)
  • make sense (front load text, links, flow)
  • make the content available to all (alt, media alternatives)
  • inform the user (label, fieldset, title, warn for new windows, acronyms, page title, etc.)
  • function (keyboard access, work without javascript, listable)

Look and Listen

Test

Types of REVIEW

  • automated
  • manual
  • user testing
  • design
  • monitoring (Simple Tool for Error Prioritization (STEP)
    • preliminary/cursory
    • conformance
  • legacy
  • dynamic

JAWS Keystrokes for Internet Explorer

General

  • Go Back a Page ALT+LEFT ARROW
  • Read Address Bar INSERT+A
  • Next Link TAB Prior Link SHIFT+TAB
  • Open Link ENTER
  • List Frames INSERT+F9
  • List Links INSERT+F7
  • List Headings INSERT+F6
  • Personalized Web Settings SHIFT+INSERT+V
  • Virtual HTML Features INSERT+F3
  • Activate Mouse Over CTRL+ENTER JAWS
  • Find Next and Previous (IE only) F3 and SHIFT+F3

Navigation Quick Keys

  • Next Anchor A
  • * Next Button B
  • * Next Combo Box C
  • * Next Different Element D
  • Next Edit Box E
  • * Next Form Control F
  • Next Graphic G
  • * Next Heading H
  • Next Item in a List I
  • Jump to Line J
  • Next PlaceMarker K
  • Next List L
  • * Next Frame M
  • Skip Past Links N
  • Next Object Tag O
  • Next Paragraph P
  • * Next Quote Q
  • * Next Radio Button R
  • * Next Same Element S
  • Next Table T
  • * Next Unvisited Link U
  • Next Visited Link V
  • Next Check Box X
  • * Next Division Z
  • * Previous Element SHIFT+COMMA
  • Next Element SHIFT+PERIOD

Tip: If you hold down SHIFT before pressing one of the Navigation Quick Keys listed above, you can move to the previous instance of that element. In addition, if you hold down CTRL+INSERT while pressing keystrokes with an asterisk (*) next to them, JAWS displays a list of those elements on the page.

Forms

  • Enter Forms Mode ENTER
  • Exit Forms Mode NUM PAD PLUS
  • List of Form Fields INSERT+F5

Tables

  • Next Row WINDOWS KEY+DOWN ARROW
  • Prior Row WINDOWS KEY+UP ARROW
  • Read Row WINDOWS KEY+COMMA
  • Read Column WINDOWS KEY+PERIOD
  • Next Cell in Row ALT+CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
  • Prior Cell in Row ALT+CTRL+LEFT ARROW
  • Cell Below in Column ALT+CTRL+DOWN ARROW Cell
  • Above in Column ALT+CTRL+UP ARROW
  • Jump to Table Cell CTRL+J
  • Return to Previous Cell CTRL+SHIFT+J

PlaceMarkers

  • List PlaceMarkers CTRL+SHIFT+K
  • Add Temporary PlaceMarker CTRL+K
  • Move to the Next or Prior PlaceMarker K or SHIFT+K
  • Read Text at PlaceMarker 1-0 CTRL+SHIFT+number
  • Move to PlaceMarker 1-0 CTRL+SHIFT+number twice quickly

Note: The JAWS help system includes detailed information about using Internet Explorer. From within Internet Explorer, press and hold INSERT and press F1 twice quickly. Once JAWS help is open, press F6 to move to the help topic window.