This blog will explain improved compliance support by specifying the tab order for interactive objectives in Adobe Captivate. If you missed it, you should read my last blog was about the concept of 508 compliance and how to Convert Slide Notes Into Closed Caption Text in Adobe Captivate.
If you produce eLearning to local and state government agencies, accessibility is necessary and very important legal component in the development process. Screen readers are programs designed to navigate through a website. Examples are Windows Eye and JAWS. These technologies can provide assistance or shortcuts. Users can use the tab key to navigate through interactive objects.
Interactive Objectives in Adobe Captivate
Below is how to specify the tab order for interactive objects in Adobe Captivate when the user presses the tab key:
- Click the Tab Order in the Property Inspector of the slide.
- In the tab order dialog box, use the arrow keys to place the components in the order in which you want them to be read.
By specifying the tab order for interactive objects, you can change the order in which the screen reader must read the interactive objects when users press the tab key.