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Re: Canvas based signature block

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From: Beranek, Nicholas
Date: Nov 30, 2017 8:23AM


Hi Corrine,

Have you had a look at DocuSign? They don't require a hand-written signature and, in fact, provide you with fonts that emulate a signature. We've assessed their platform and found them very accessible.

SC 2.1.1 Keyboard has one exception, however: "except where the underlying function requires input that depends on the path of the user's movement and not just the endpoints." But I feel like signing a document is a critical function and absolutely needs to work. Check out DocuSign. If that doesn't work for you, there's not a lot you can do with <canvas>. You can provide text alternatives, add actionable elements to it, make it work with the keyboard, but I don't know how a user could make a signature without typing.

I hope this helps!

Nick Beranek
Capital One

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Corrine Schoeb
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:53 AM
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Subject: [WebAIM] Canvas based signature block

We use Qualtrics and have a survey which requires a signature block. The signature block is a canvas element and requires visual interaction.

What are some alternatives that others have used in place of this inaccessible option?


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Corrine Schoeb
Technology Accessibility Coordinator, ITS
610-957-6208

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