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= Accessibility Features in Eclipse  =
 
= Accessibility Features in Eclipse  =
  
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Faccessmain.htm Accessibility Features in Eclipse]
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Faccessmain.htm Accessibility Features in Eclipse]
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Fnavigation.htm Keyboard Navigation]
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Fnavigation.htm Keyboard Navigation]
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Ftext_editor.htm Text Editing Options]
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.user%2Fconcepts%2Faccessibility%2Ftext_editor.htm Text Editing Options]
 
*For a list of keystrokes, select '''Help > Key Assist...''' or type '''Control+Shift+L''' on Windows/Linux or '''Command+Shift+L''' on a Mac.
 
*For a list of keystrokes, select '''Help > Key Assist...''' or type '''Control+Shift+L''' on Windows/Linux or '''Command+Shift+L''' on a Mac.
 
*Keystroke assignments can be modified on the '''Keys''' Preference page.
 
*Keystroke assignments can be modified on the '''Keys''' Preference page.
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*[http://www.eclipsecon.org/2004/EclipseCon_2004_TechnicalTrackPresentations/06_Harris.pdf General Introduction] (last updated 2004)  
 
*[http://www.eclipsecon.org/2004/EclipseCon_2004_TechnicalTrackPresentations/06_Harris.pdf General Introduction] (last updated 2004)  
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/articles/article.php?file=Article-Accessibility351/index.html Designing Accessible Plug-ins for Eclipse] (last updated 2009)
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/articles/article.php?file=Article-Accessibility351/index.html Designing Accessible Plug-ins for Eclipse] (last updated 2009)
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Fguide%2FwrkAdv_accessibility.htm Accessible User Interfaces] (from the Eclipse Help system)
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Fguide%2FwrkAdv_accessibility.htm Accessible User Interfaces] (from the Eclipse Help system)
  
== Checklist  ==
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== Tips ==
  
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Freference%2Fmisc%2Fui_accessibility_tips.html Eclipse Accessibility Checklist]
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Freference%2Fmisc%2Fui_accessibility_tips.html Tips for making Eclipse applications and plugins accessible]
  
 
== API  ==
 
== API  ==
  
*[http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Freference%2Fapi%2Forg%2Feclipse%2Fswt%2Faccessibility%2Fpackage-summary.html SWT Accessibility API Reference] (use this API to support accessibility in custom controls)  
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*[http://help.eclipse.org/juno/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.platform.doc.isv%2Freference%2Fapi%2Forg%2Feclipse%2Fswt%2Faccessibility%2Fpackage-summary.html SWT Accessibility API Reference] (use this API to support accessibility in custom controls)  
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/snippets/#accessibility Examples of Accessibility API Usage]
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/snippets/#accessibility Examples of Accessibility API Usage]
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/examples.php More Examples of Accessibility API Usage] (see the org.eclipse.swt.examples.accessibility package)
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/examples.php More Examples of Accessibility API Usage] (see the org.eclipse.swt.examples.accessibility package)
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/eclipse.php SWT Source for CCombo, CTabFolder, and StyledText] (SWT custom controls that use the SWT Accessibility API)
 
*[http://www.eclipse.org/swt/eclipse.php SWT Source for CCombo, CTabFolder, and StyledText] (SWT custom controls that use the SWT Accessibility API)
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*[http://www-03.ibm.com/able/news/eclipse_introduces_iaccessible2.html Accessibility API Upgrade in Eclipse 3.6]
  
 
== Bugs  ==
 
== Bugs  ==
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If your issue isn't in the list, [https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=Platform&component=SWT&keywords=accessibility file an Eclipse accessibility bug].  
 
If your issue isn't in the list, [https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=Platform&component=SWT&keywords=accessibility file an Eclipse accessibility bug].  
  
For questions or more information, please [http://www.eclipse.org/swt/#contact use the SWT newsgroup] -- accessibility issues will be forwarded to the right person to answer them.
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For questions or more information, please [http://www.eclipse.org/swt/#contact use the SWT newsgroup] or the [http://www.eclipse.org/swt/#contact Eclipse SWT Community Forum] -- accessibility issues will be forwarded to the right person to answer them.

Revision as of 15:26, 21 June 2012

Accessibility Features in Eclipse

Writing Accessible Eclipse Plug-ins

Note: All materials provided are useful, but some may predate the Eclipse accessibility API upgrade which occurred with the release of Eclipse 3.6 (Helios) in June, 2010.

Introduction

Tips

API

Bugs

Eclipse is an open source project. Testing, bug filing/triage, documentation and code contributions to the accessibility support are very welcome and greatly appreciated.

When you run into an issue, check the Eclipse accessibility bug list.

If your issue isn't in the list, file an Eclipse accessibility bug.

For questions or more information, please use the SWT newsgroup or the Eclipse SWT Community Forum -- accessibility issues will be forwarded to the right person to answer them.