Accessibility Enhancements in the Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0

Java Accessibility Guide > Java Accessibility API (JAAPI) Programmer's Guide > Accessibility Enhancements in the Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0

The features described here were introduced in Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5. These features are also part of subsequent releases of the Java platform. Many of these additions were made to maintain compatibility between the Java Accessibility API and the GNOME Accessibility Framework, described at http://projects.gnome.org/accessibility/

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AccessibleAction New Constant

Class AccessibleAction contains the following new constant:

AccessibleContext New Constants

Class AccessibleContext contains the following new constants:

AccessibleRelation New Constants

Class AccessibleRelation contains the following new constants:

AccessibleRole New Constants

Class AccessibleRole contains the following new constants:

AccessibleState New Constants

Class AccessibleState contains the following new constants:

AccessibleText New Constants

Class AccessibleText contains the following new constants:

API Enhancements

The following new classes and interfaces have been added to the Java Accessibility API:

AccessibleExtendedText

Interface AccessibleExtendedText provides support for braille and screen reader review mode.

AccessibleStreamable

Interface AccessibleStreamable provides a stream interface to raw data based on mime type.

Accessibility Support for JSpinner and ProgressMonitor

This release provides accessibility support for spinners and progress monitors in Swing.


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