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Accessibility Features of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

This topic provides information about the features of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client that make Microsoft Dynamics NAV content more available to people with disabilities. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client supports the following accessibility features:

Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client supports the keyboard shortcuts that are supported by most web browsers.

To do this Press

To move focus to the next or previous control or element on a page, such as buttons, fields, or items in a list.

Tab, Shift+Tab

To enable or access the element or control that is in focus.

Enter

To scroll items up and down in a list.

Up Arrow, Down Arrow

To scroll columns of an item left and right in a list.

Left Arrow, Right Arrow

To open a drop-down list or look up a value for a field.

Alt+Down Arrow

Navigation

The tabs and actions in the ribbon, and other controls on Microsoft Dynamics NAV pages and reports, follow a logical order. To move the focus from one tab, action, or control to another, press the TAB key to move forward. Press Shift+Tab to move backward.

Headings

The HTML source for Microsoft Dynamics NAV content uses tags to help users of assistive technology understand the structure and content of the page. For example, on list pages, the columns are defined in TH tags and the column headings are set with TITLE attribute inside the tag. Captions for elements, such as FastTabs, FactBoxes, and fields are included in heading tags (H1, H2, H3, and H4).

Image and Links

A descriptive text for images is set with the ALT attribute inside the IMG tag. A descriptive text for hyperlinks is set with the title attribute inside the A tag.

Assistive Technologies

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client supports various assistive technologies, such as screen readers and voice recognition software. Some assistive technologies may not work well with certain elements on Microsoft Dynamics NAV content. If you experience problems, see the following information in the next section for possible solutions.

Additional Accessibility Information

For additional information about accessibility with Microsoft products and assistive technologies, see the Microsoft Accessibility web site.

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