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  2. JDK-7188757

RFE Contribution : Accessibility in JavaPanel and JREFindDialog of Java ControlPanel

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      Description

      SYNOPSIS
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      Accessibility in JavaPanel and JREFindDialog of Java ControlPanel

      OPERATING SYSTEMS
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      All (tested on Windows and Linux)

      PATCH BASE
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      The attached patch is based on JDK 7u6-b17.

      DESCRIPTION
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      The Java Tab and the JRE Find Dialog in the Java ControlPanel do not adhere to Licensee's accessibility guidelines 2.2/2.3 ( http://www-03.ibm.com/able/guidelines/software/accesssoftware.html ):

      #2.2 Provide semantic information about user interface objects. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text.

      #2.3 Associate labels with controls, objects, icons and images. If an image is used to identify programmatic elements, the meaning of the image must be consistent throughout the application.

      REPRODUCTION INSTRUCTIONS
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      1. Launch Java ControlPanel.
      2. CLick on -> "Java" Tab
      3. Click on "View..." button -> "Find" button -> JRE Find Dialog opens up
      4. Use any accessibility tool that adheres to the accessibility guidelines.

      Observation:
      Java Tab and the JRE Find Dialog aren't accessible

      FIX DESCRIPTION
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      Have set Accessible name and description as applicable to the following controls:

      - JavaPanel.java
          Java Panel
          Java Panel Description text
          "View.." button and associated panel

      - JREFindDialog.java
          JRE Finder title
          JRE Finder description text
          "Cancel", "Previous" button and "Next button"
          Label's that describe the state of the search and the list that has the search result

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            • Assignee:
              vrao Vivek Rao (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              dkorbel David Korbel (Inactive)
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