VitalSource Bookshelf Desktop Windows v 8 (Windows 7/8/10) / None

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    VitalSource Bookshelf Desktop Windows
  • Version
    8
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • Operating System Version
    7/8/10
  • Assistive technology
    None
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard
  • Last Updated
    Feb. 10, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation.

Long summary

It is not possible to change colors or fonts. The read aloud feature includes a visual highlight with automatic scrolling, and reading speed control.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Functionality

0/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Not Tested
The reading system can be activated independently Not Tested
Open content Not Tested
Listing documents Not Tested

Navigation

0/7
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

0/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Not Tested
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Not Tested
Add a note Not Tested
Review and navigate Notes Not Tested

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Non-Visual Reading

0/14
Initiate "read from here" Not Tested
Stop and resume reading Not Tested
All text should be read in the proper order Not Tested
Image alternate text reading Not Tested
Change reading speed Not Tested
TTS allows pause for headings, paragraphs, list items, etc Not Tested
Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Not Tested
Navigate between internal hyperlinks Not Tested
Move to the next block item Not Tested
Navigate by characters Not Tested
Navigate by words Not Tested
Navigate by lines Not Tested
Navigate the content by headings Not Tested
Select and copy text Not Tested

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 75%

Visual Adjustment

6/8
Change font size Supported At the bottom right of the window there is a button A with up and down arrow, which is "reader options". The text size can be increased using a slider control in this dialog.
Change background and foreground color Not Supported There is no feature provided for color themes or customization.
Change brightness Supported The screen brightness can be altered through display hardware, or via the Windows control panel.
Apply high contrast system configuration Supported Some panel backgrounds remain unchanged, but the main content and dialog items reflect the high contrast setting.
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Supported This can be achieved with Windows magnifier, or third party assistive products.
Change Font Not Supported There is no choice of fonts offered through the app.
Support for SVG Supported The SVG image is displayed.
Enlarge SVG image Supported The image can be enlarged using the magnification feature of the OS. No feature is provided to change the size of the displayed SVG image within the app itself.

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 87.5%

Read Aloud

7/8
The content can be read aloud Supported At the bottom right of the window there is a speaker button labelled "Show read aloud dialogue". The reading starts at the top of the currently displayed text. There are controls to move the reading position back and forwards.
Stop and resume reading Supported Pause and resume reading works as expected. There are also controls to skip back and forward.
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Supported Reading continues beyond the bottom of the current screen, and the display scrolls automatically.
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Change Read Aloud reading speed Supported The read aloud control window includes a slider for reading speed.
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Supported The text is read aloud as expected.
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Supported A yellow highlight emphasizes the currently spoken paragraph.
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Supported The visual highlighting cannot be customized or turned off.

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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

0/18
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) in figure element Not Tested
Moving to extended description inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of aria-details Not Tested
Moving to extended description next to the image Not Tested
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements Not Tested
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) 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
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 image 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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