iBooks v 4.13 (iOS 10.3.3) / Voiceover

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    iBooks
  • Version
    4.13
  • Operating System
    iOS
  • Operating System Version
    10.3.3
  • Assistive technology
    Voiceover
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Dec. 13, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Tested with Voiceover for Non-visual accessibility. The Read Aloud and Visual tests are in another evaluation.

Long summary

Tests that are not supported are: Print page navigation, Read navigation information, Add a note, Navigation between internal hyperlinks, table navigation and Navigation by headings

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 61.5%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system accessibility Supported
Reading system activation Supported
Open content Supported Opened the test file using Dropbox
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

2/5
Not Tested
Not Supported Print page navigation feature is not available. There is an option to view the TOC with print page or reflowed page numbers. But there is no option to browse or skip to print pages.
Supported Three finger horizontal swipe can be used to turn pages.
Not Supported The page number and a page scroll bar is displayed on the screen and it can be checked with Voiceover. The name of the current section cannot be determined without totally losing the current reading position particularly when the immediate previous section/chapter heading is on the previous pages.
Supported The search results are easily accessible with Voiceover. However, Voiceover focus does not precisely move to the searched term in the book content. The text in the destination page has to be read from beginning.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

2/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Not Tested
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported
Add a note Not Supported Text cannot be selected for highlighting. In fact, when Voiceover is running, it is not possible to bring up the context menu containing add note option.
Review and navigate Notes Supported The Notes Tab in TOC is accessible with Voiceover. Once notes have been added, they can be reviewed with Voiceover.

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 76.9%

Non-Visual Reading

10/13
Initiate "read from here" Supported
Stop and resume reading Supported Two finger single tap can be used to pause and continue reading.
Proper reading order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported
Change reading speed Supported
Pauses in TTS reading Supported
Navigation in table Not Supported The table content are read like normal text. It is not possible to discern the start and end of rows or columns with Voiceover.
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Not Supported
Move to the next block item Supported
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Not Supported Heading navigation with Voiceover is not supported.

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Visual Adjustment

0/8
Change font size Not Tested
Change background and foreground color Not Tested
Change brightness Not Tested
Apply high contrast system configuration Not Tested
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Not Tested
Change Font Not Tested
Support for SVG Not Tested
Enlarge SVG image Not Tested

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Read Aloud

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

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Tests

0/3
Media Overlays Playback Not Tested
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Not Tested
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Tested

Navigation Tests

0/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Tested
Navigate to previous section Not Tested
Navigate to next section Not Tested
Navigate with pagelist Not Tested
Move to next page Not Tested
Move to previous page Not Tested
Text and media overlay synchronization Not Tested
Set and navigate to bookmarks Not Tested
Section Navigation - TOC Not Tested
Continuous playback across page turns Not Tested

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Math

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

MathML

0/6
Support for fallback mechanism Not Tested
Support for JavaScript and MathML Not Tested
Navigating inline MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Navigating block MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Rendering of inline MathML Not Tested
Rendering of block MathML Not Tested

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Extended Descriptions

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Extended descriptions

0/22
Detection of aria-details on img in figure Not Tested
Moving to extended description inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of details and summary elements inside figcaption Not Tested
Expanding and collapsing the details element inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of aria-details Not Tested
Moving to extended description next to the image Not Tested
Detection of details and summary elements Not Tested
Expanding and collapsing the details element Not Tested
Detection of aria-details on img Not Tested
Linking to extended description at end of chapter Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via text hyperlink Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via image hyperlink Not Tested
Text hyperlinking to footnote reference Not Tested
Image hyperlinking to footnote reference Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside in a figcaption Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside at the end of chapter Not Tested
Block-level image with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Inline graphic with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Block-level img with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Inline graphic with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Expanding details and ease of reading Not Tested
Collapsing and pagination Not Tested

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