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Bookshelf 4.5.1

  • OS: iOS 12.1.3
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: No
  • Input type: Touch

Results for Visual Adjustments: 100%

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

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

In addition to the features covered in the tests, it can be noted that the margin and line height can each be adjusted between three different options. There is also a provision to reset to the publisher defaults if something does not look right.

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 Tapping the screen displays a control bar at the top, with a button Aa for adjusting the text size.
visual-110 Change background and foreground color Change background and foreground colour (May be through reading system feature or through OS settings). Pass The Show reader options button is labelled Aa. This provides for three modes, day (black text on a white background), night (white text on a black background), Sepia (black text on a pale brown background) and Cyan (black text on a pale blue background).
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 Screen brightness is adjusted through the iOS controls.
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 The invert mode of iOS provides this functionality.
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 mode of iOS provides this functionality.
visual-510 Change Font Choose from a selection of fonts, including sans-serif and serif options. Pass The Show reader options button is labelled Aa. The dialog provides the ability to select from a variety of fonts, include serif, sans serif and Open Dyslexic.
visual-610 Support for SVG Check if a image is displayed below this paragraph. This image is in SVG format. Pass The SVG image is displayed.
visual-710 Enlarge SVG image Check if the image given in the previous test can be enlarged. Pass The SVG image scales up and down proportionate to the text size. The image also can be enlarged using the magnification feature of the OS.

Results for Read Aloud: 87.5%

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

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

In addition to the features covered in the tests, it can be noted that Read Aloud options allow for the reading of alt text to be turned on and off. Voices in the same dialog allows the user to choose different voices from those installed on their device, using the system settings.

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 The Show Read Aloud Dialog button is labelled with a speaker symbol. The control that appears offers play/pause, previous and next, settings and close. To exit Read Aloud select the button again.
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 reading works as expected. If the display has been moved to another place. If the display is scrolled, there is the option to start reading from the top of the currently displayed text, or to recenter on the read aloud focus.
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. Pass The text being spoken is kept in view. The read aloud feature continues below the currently displayed screen and when the end of the currently loaded document is reached, the next document is loaded and reading continue.
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. Pass
ReadAloud-410 Change Read Aloud reading speed It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading. Pass The read aloud control bar includes a setting button. This provides for adjusting the read aloud speed. Furthermore, the user can select whether alt text is announced. Some helpful text also informs the user about changing other voice parameters and about the VoiceOver screen reader.
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 The text is read aloud as expected.
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 A yellow highlight emphasizes the currently spoken paragraph.
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 The visual highlighting cannot be customized or turned off.