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Fulcrum Online

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Browser: Edge 
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: No
  • Input type: Mouse

Results for Visual Adjustments: 62.5%

Last updated: 28 June 2021

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Visual Adjustments, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

Tests were conducted using the title: "Scriptures, Shrines, Scapegoats, and World Politics". Most visual adjustments were possible, except for personalizing the font.

Test results for Visual Adjustments
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
visual-010 Change font size Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the size of the font. The font size change should apply uniformly on all the book content including the Table of Contents, Footnotes, Page List, Notes and Bookmarks. Pass Font size is adjusted by selecting the Preferences and settings button (a cog on the top right of the display). Then the slider can adjust the text size, be sure to select the 'Save changes' button at the bottom of the panel.
visual-110 Change background and foreground color Change background and foreground colour (May be through reading system feature or through OS settings). Pass This feature is not provided through the online reader, but text and background colors can be adjusted with an extension such as Midnight Lizard.
visual-210 Change brightness Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the screen brightness. Pass This is achieved with the controls in the Windows Settings app.
visual-310 Apply high contrast system configuration The reading system interface and book content except images should respect the high contrast mode (invert colors) if present in the Operating System. Pass High contrast mode was respected by the combination of Edge and the Fulcrum Online reader.
visual-410 Magnify the User Interface(UI) Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to magnify the Reading System screen. All aspects of the User Interface such as Menus, Pop-up Windows, Dialog Boxes and Search Box should get magnified uniformly. Pass The zoom feature in Edge successfully magnified the text and the user interface elements.
visual-510 Change Font Choose from a selection of fonts, including sans-serif and serif options. Fail No choice of fonts is provided.
visual-610 Support for SVG Check if a image is displayed below this paragraph. This image is in SVG format. No answer No titles with SVG images were located in order to conduct this test.
visual-710 Enlarge SVG image Check if the image given in the previous test can be enlarged. No answer No titles with SVG images were located in order to conduct this test.

Results for Read Aloud: 62.5%

Last updated: 28 June 2021

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Read Aloud, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

Tests were conducted using the title: "Scriptures, Shrines, Scapegoats, and World Politics".

Test results for Read Aloud
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
ReadAloud-010 The content can be read aloud Focus on the beginning of a paragraph or a sentence and initiate reading with text-to-speech using a feature of the reading system. Pass A built in feature is not provided within the Fulcrum Online reader, but the Edge read aloud can be used. Positioning the reading position can be done with a mouse click once the reading has started.
ReadAloud-110 Stop and resume reading Initiate reading from any point in the book. Stop Read Aloud and note the last read position. Initiate reading again using the Read Aloud feature and check if reading starts at the last read location. Pass Pause and resume worked as expected.
ReadAloud-210 The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user, keeping the text being spoken in view. Fail The display did not scroll when the read aloud reached the bottom of the display. By setting the page display mode to Scroll, manually adjusting the text is display was possibly using the mouse wheel.
ReadAloud-310 All text should be read in the proper order Sample text has been provided below to test the reading order. The Paragraph 2 should be read after Paragraph 1 by the Read Aloud feature. Note that visually Paragraph 2 is placed to the left of Paragraph 1 but it is second in the reading order. No answer It was not possible to reliably conduct this evaluation without the test sample.
ReadAloud-410 Change Read Aloud reading speed It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading. Pass This is done using the read aloud controls in Edge.
ReadAloud-510 Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately When Read Aloud is activated, there should be slight pauses after headings, list items etc., rather than reading as if it is one continuous section of text. Pass Read aloud included appropriate pauses and phrasing on the sample text.
ReadAloud-610 Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Check if the Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud. Pass The current line has a light blue highlight, and the current word being spoken is emphasized with a yellow background
ReadAloud-710 The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Activate Read Aloud feature as described in the previous test. Change the colour of emphasis or visual highlight of the text being read aloud using any feature available in the reading system or the operating system. The users should have a choice of different colours for text highlighting. Fail It is not possible to adjust the emphasis style.