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Re: testing for keyboard accessibility


From: Howard Kramer
Date: Sep 21, 2012 2:27PM

Thanks Jared.


On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 2:09 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> It's very difficult to test keyboard accessibility in an automated
> way. Automated tools can detect markup or patterns that *might* result
> in keyboard issues (such as elements with mouse dependent event
> handlers, or non-focusable elements that have event handlers), but to
> truly ensure keyboard accessibility you need to use an actual
> keyboard. Fortunately this is pretty easy to test.
> Jared
> > > >

Howard Kramer
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