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From: Tyllick,Cliff S (HHSC/DADS)
Date: Sep 29, 2016 3:05PM


Alan, I don't have direct hands-on experience, but one of our application architects does. It won't make you head-over-heels ecstatic, but you'll probably find his feedback heartening:

You do need to look via Developer Tools in the browser(s) to see how Lectora has created the HTML markup after the Javascript rendering.

What Lectora is not able to make accessible by their built-in objects (in the html as javascript objects), can be made accessible by using extension objects in Lectora – which can be, your own HTML code, your own Javascript functions and the ability to call the functions from within Lectora, and your own CSS modifications. These “new” Lectora object extensions can then be re-used in other Lectora titles. There is nothing that I have encountered that I have not been able to create a work around for in a Lectora title.

So, not native support for accessibility, but can be made accessible. I'll have to ask to what extent the issue was support for basic semantics and to what extent it was support for interactive features.

Cliff

Cliff Tyllick
EIR Accessibility Coordinator
Texas Health & Human Services Commission
512-438-2494
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Subject: [WebAIM] Lectora

Anyone have experience with Lectora? We're curious as to whether the online, cloud-based Lectora generates good semantic structure. Our experience with Captivate was very unhappy, despite Adobe's claims about accessibility, so any hands-on feedback would be most appreciated!
Alan

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