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Document Viewer - Keyboard Navigation in Accessibility Mode

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In Accessibility mode, users can only use a keyboard to interact with the Document Viewer UI. This topic describes how to navigate the Document Viewer elements and document page.

Toolbar

  • Press Tab to move focus from the browser toolbar or host page to the Document Viewer Toolbar.
  • Press the Right arrow or Left arrow to move between toolbar items.
  • Press Enter to execute a command associated with the toolbar button. When you select the Search button and press Enter, the Search Tab opens and is focused.
  • When a toolbar editor is selected, press Enter or Space to activate it. You can activate a Pager combo box for page navigation, Zoom combo box to specify the document zoom level, and Export To submenu to select a format to save a document.
  • When the Pager or Zoom combo box is activated, press the Up arrow or Down arrow keys to move between editor values. Use alphanumeric keys to type a value, and press Enter to apply the selected value. Press Shift + Tab to deactivate the combo box.
  • When the Export To submenu is activated, press the Up arrow or Down arrow to switch between the different formats. When a format is selected, press Enter to export the document to a file in the selected format. Otherwise, press Shift + Tab to deactivate the submenu.
  • Press Tab to move focus to the Document page.

Document Page

  • When a document is selected, press Enter or Space to enter Document Read mode.
  • In Document Read mode, use the Right arrow or Left arrow to move between bricks on a page. Press Home to navigate to the top of the page or End to navigate to the bottom. To exit Document Read mode, press Tab or Shift + Tab.

Tab Panel

  • Press Tab to move focus to the Collapse/Expand button in the Tab Panel. Press Enter to toggle between a collapsed and expanded Tab panel.
  • Press the Up arrow or Down arrow to move between tabs in the Tab panel. Press Enter to open the selected tab.

Preview Parameters Tab

  • Use the Tab or Shift + Tab keys to move between controls in the current tab. When the last control is selected, you can press Tab to move focus from the Document Viewer control to the host page (or browser toolbar).
  • When the parameter editor is selected, you can press Enter to activate the parameter editor and set the parameter value.
  • Press Shift + Tab until you exit the Preview Parameters tab and move to the Tab panel.

Export Options Tab

  • Use the Tab or Shift + Tab keys to move between controls in the tab. Press Home to navigate to the top of the tab and End to navigate to the bottom of the tab. When the last control is selected, you can press Tab to move focus from the Document Viewer control to the host page (or browser toolbar).
  • Press Enter to collapse/expand sections that group options specific to a certain export format. Press Tab to move between editors in the section. When an editor is selected, you can press Enter to activate it. Press Alt + Down arrow to display a list of values in a combo box. For the checkbox, press Space to toggle the checkbox state. To deactivate the editor and move to the next editor, press Tab.
  • Press Shift + Tab until you exit the Export Options tab and move to the Tab panel.

Search Tab

  • Use the Tab or Shift + Tab keys to move between controls in the tab. When the last control is selected, you can press Tab to move focus from the Document Viewer control to the host page (or browser toolbar).
  • You can type text in the Search editor and press Enter to search a document for the specified text. Search results are displayed in a list in the Search tab, and you can press Tab to navigate to that list and use the Down arrow and Up arrow to move between list items. Press Shift + Tab to exit the Search result list.
  • When a search result item is selected, press Enter to load the document page that contains the search result and highlight the matching text (the Search tab remains focused). When you navigate to the document page and enter Document Read mode, navigation starts at the highlighted matching text.
  • Press Shift + Tab until you exit the Search tab and move to the Tab panel.

Document Map Tab

  • Press Alt + Right arrow to expand the document's bookmark tree. Press Alt + Left arrow to collapse the tree.
  • Use the Up and Down arrows to move between tree nodes.
  • When a node is selected, press Enter to load the document page that contains the bookmark (the Document Map tab remains focused). The bookmark on a page is highlighted, and when you navigate to the document page and enter Document Read mode, navigation starts at that bookmark.
  • Press Shift + Tab to exit the Document Map Tab and move to the Tab Panel.
  • You can press Tab to move focus from the Document Viewer control to the host page (or browser toolbar).