Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.10 (iOS 12) / Voiceover

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Adobe Digital Editions
  • Version
    4.5.10
  • Operating System
    iOS
  • Operating System Version
    12
  • Assistive technology
    Voiceover
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Feb. 21, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Basic and non-visual tests performed with Voiceover screen reader

Long summary

The app is not suitable for reading books with Voiceover. Many navigation features are not available. Many controls in the book reading screen are not labelled.
The tests not supported are: determining TOC hierarchy, navigation from TOC to sections, navigation to print page breaks, moving forward and backward in the book by flipping pages, determining current location information, moving to chapters without TOC, block navigation with Voiceover and selection of tex.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 33.3%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Supported
The reading system can be activated independently Supported
Open content Supported The test book was opened from email attachment
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

0/7
Not Supported The hierarchy cannot be determined with Voiceover
Not Supported The Voiceover focus does not move to the section selected in TOC. It is difficult to bring the focus to the selection which is displayed on the screen.
Not Supported The go to page menu command does not help navigate to the 10 print page breaks in the book.
Not Supported It is not possible to move to next or previous page using any gesture or command with Voiceover running.
Not Supported Required information is not available
Not Supported The Search button is not labelled. On selecting a search result it is not possible to read the passage containing the searched term with Voiceover.
Not Supported Page flipping is not supported with Voiceover. During reading Voiceover stops at end of current chapter.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

1/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Not Supported The Bookmark button is not labelled. Voiceover is not able to determine if it has been activated or not.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported
Add a note Not Supported Cannot add Notes with Voiceover
Review and navigate Notes Not Supported

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 85.7%

Non-Visual Reading

12/14
Initiate "read from here" Supported The text being read does not remain in view.
Stop and resume reading Supported The reading can be started and stopped using the two finger single tap gesture.
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported
Change reading speed Supported
TTS allows pause for headings, paragraphs, list items, etc Supported
Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Supported Row navigation mode of Voiceover can also be used.
Navigate between internal hyperlinks Supported Links can be navigated and activated using links mode of Voiceover. However, the text does not remain in view and is not read consistently by Voiceover.
Move to the next block item Not Supported Paragraph navigation is not supported.
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Supported The navigation is limited to current chapter. The text does not remain in view during navigation.
Select and copy text 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

0/18
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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