11.3.2.15: Change notification

Where software provides a user interface it shall, by using the services as described in 11.3.2.3, notify assistive technologies about changes in those programmatically determinable attributes of user interface elements that are referenced in requirements 11.3.2.5 to 11.3.2.11 and 11.3.2.13.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and testing
Pre-conditions
  1. The software evaluated is software that provides a user interface.
Procedure
  1. Activate notifications of changes in the user interface elements.
  2. Check that notifications about changes in object information (role, state, boundary, name and description) are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software user interface.
  3. Check that notifications about changes in row, column and headers of data tables are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
  4. Check that notifications about changes in values (current value, minimum value and maximum value) are sent, if this information changes in the software.
  5. Check that notifications about changes in label relationships are sent o assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
  6. Check that notifications about changes in parent child relationships are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
  7. Check notifications about changes in text (text contents, text attributes and the boundary of text rendered to the screen) are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
  8. Check that notifications about changes in the list of available actions are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
  9. Check that notifications about changes in focus, text insertion point and selection attributes are sent to assistive technologies, if this information changes in the software.
Result Pass: Checks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are true.
Fail: Check 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 is false.

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.3.2.15

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