- Adobe Flash Professional version MX and higher
- Adobe Flex
Adobe has plans to stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020, and encourages authors interested in creating accessible web content to use HTML.
This technique relates to Success Criterion 2.1.1: Keyboard (Sufficient as a way to meet FLASH17: Providing keyboard access to a Flash object and avoiding a keyboard trap).
The objective of this technique is to demonstrate how to provide device independence by providing equivalent event handlers in response to a mouse or focus event. Supporting both mouse and keyboard events ensures that users will be able to perceive the same information, regardless of the input device they used. If the event changes the state of the control, it may be important to change the descriptive name of the control in the event handlers.
For all scripted event handlers in a Flash Movie,
- Confirm that event handlers are assigned for both mouse and keyboard events
- The above is true