Adding screen reader textAdded by IBM on January 17, 2014 | Version 1 (Original)
|This accessibility property lets you include a description of the item that will be used by screen reading software. The text entered in this option will not be displayed in the Viewer, but will be read aloud by an active screen reader when the item has focus.
Note that screen readers vary in behavior, and may provide additional information about the item. If you are concerned about accessibility, be sure to the test your form with the appropriate screen reading software.
To add screen reader text:
Parent topic: Adding help messages
- If you want to insert help for an existing item, double-click on the item to open the Properties window. If you want to insert help for a new item, select the item from the Palette, and drop it into the form.
- In the Properties window, click the User Help tab.
- Enter the message for the screen reader in the Screen Reader Text: field.
- Click OK to save changes and close the Properties window.