Accessibility and text fields


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Accessibility and text fields

Now let's talk about applying accessibility to text fields. If you're following along I'm working in 03_Text_Fields.fla, in the Chapter 10 folder, in the Exercise Files folder. On the stage in this file are three text fields. The top text field is the Static text field. Static text fields are not made accessible in Flash files. If you have a Static text field selected and you choose Window, Other panels, Accessibility for example, you get a message that the current selection cannot have accessibility applied to it. The second text field on the stage is the Dynamic text field. Notice that it also has an instance name lynda_txt.

If you're going to make a Dynamic or Input text field accessible, that text field needs to have an instance name. If the text file doesn't have an instance name and you make it accessible, Flash will create an instance name for you. So to make a Dynamic text field accessible, in Accessibility panel you can click the Make object accessible button, t...

Accessibility and text fields
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Accessibility and text fields provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS3 Professional Beyond the Basics

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