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From: priti
Date: Feb 28, 2006 12:40AM

Hi All,

Once again I have a query related to flash. This time round it is about forms and flash.

We have created a form in flash consisting of three edit fields and a submit button. The catch is when I tested the same with JAWS 7.0, it failed to come out of forms mode after clicking on the 'Submit' button.

The form created has one more component in it, i. e. Data Grid, that displays the data imputed in the text fields, the Data Grid gets up-dated on the click of the 'Submit' button, but JAWS is still in forms mode. I have to manually turn off forms mode, in order to read the information displayed in the Data Grid.

I also tested the form with JAWS 5.0 and Win-eyes 5.5 and surprisingly the same problem was encountered. I am wondering, if forms can be made completely accessible using flash. We are using Macromedia Flash Professional 8 for creating forms.

Any help in this regards will be highly appreciated.

Priti Rohra
Accessibility Tester
Net Systems Informatics (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Tel: 91-22-26860485/6 extn: 28
Url: www.n-syst.com