Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.1.0 (Windows 8.1) / JAWS 18

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Adobe Digital Editions
  • Version
    4.5.1.0
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • Operating System Version
    8.1
  • Assistive technology
    JAWS 18
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Sept. 27, 2017, 3:59 a.m.
  • Notes
    check notes on virtual XHTML reding frame

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 76.9%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system accessibility Supported
Reading system activation Supported
Open content Supported
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

3/5
Not Supported When the selected section is not at the top of page, reading can be started only from top of page. There is no option to navigate to the desired section somewhere below on the page. The TOC is not synchronized with the XHTML reading frame and so it cannot be used for TOC navigation.
Supported Page number can be selected from the page list at the end of TOC. The book Content does show and read the selected page.
Supported Supported in Book Content view.
Not Supported Current location information cannot be checked without losing the current reading position.
Supported Precise navigation to the destination and back to the source location is not supported.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

3/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported supported only at page level.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported
Add a note Not Supported not possible to select text for annotation.
Review and navigate Notes Supported Annotation list is readable in the TOC panel.

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 100%

Non-Visual Reading

13/13
Initiate "read from here" Supported With Jaws, on pressing TAB key repeatedly, a Book Content and a virtual XHTML TEXT Reading Frame is found. In XHTML Reading Frame, all Jaws web reading and navigation commands are working. If the given test can be performed in any of the two views, the test is marked as supported. .
Stop and resume reading Supported supported only in the virtual XHTML reading frame.
Proper reading order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported supported only in the virtual XHTML reading frame.
Change reading speed Supported
Pauses in TTS reading Supported supported only in the virtual XHTML reading frame. In Book Content window, there are no pauses after reading of headings.
Navigation in table Supported
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Supported The reading with Jaws at the target location is not precise.
Move to the next block item Supported
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Supported

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 87.5%

Visual Adjustment

7/8
Change font size Supported
Change background and foreground color Supported
Change brightness Supported
Apply high contrast system configuration Supported
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Supported
Change Font Not Supported Feature not available.
Support for SVG Supported
Enlarge SVG image Supported

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 0%

Read Aloud

0/8
The content can be read aloud Not Supported Feature not available.
Stop and resume reading Not Supported
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Not Supported
All text should be read in the proper order Not Supported
Change Read Aloud reading speed Not Supported
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Not Supported
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Not Supported
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Supported

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 84.6%

Basic Tests

2/3
Media Overlays Playback Supported User is not intimated when media overlay is available. however, the keystroke Ctrl + Shift + K does start and pause the MO.
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Supported
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Supported MO starts at top of Chapter.

Navigation Tests

9/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Supported Feature not available.
Navigate to previous section Supported When previous section is selected in TOC, MO starts at correct point.
Navigate to next section Supported When next section is selected in TOC, MO starts at correct point.
Navigate with pagelist Supported Page list is working with MO.
Move to next page Supported
Move to previous page Supported
Text and media overlay synchronization Supported
Set and navigate to bookmarks Supported
Section Navigation - TOC Supported
Continuous playback across page turns Supported When some part of the last paragraph is carried over to the next page, there is slight glitch in text and voice synchronization.

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