3 Enabling and Testing Java Access Bridge
By default, Java Access Bridge is not enabled. Enable it either through the command line or the Windows Control Panel. Test it by running a Java application that uses the Accessibility API.
Enabling Java Access Bridge Through the Command Line
Enable Java Access Bridge with the
Run the following command (where
%JAVA_HOME% is the directory of
Disabling Java Access Bridge
Disable Java Access Bridge with the
Run the following command:
Note:You cannot disable Java Access Bridge through the Windows Ease of Access Center.
Testing Java Access Bridge
Test Java Access Bridge by first installing a supported assistive technology then running a Java application that uses the Accessibility API.
- Ensure that Java Access Bridge is enabled.
- Install an assistive technology product that supports Java Access Bridge such as one of the following products:
- Run a Java application that uses the
javax.accessibilitypackage and ensure that your assistive technology product works properly with it.
Java Access Bridge Tools
jaccesswalker tools, which are part of
the JDK, to test Java Access Bridge.
jaccessinspectortool uses the Java Accessibility Utilities API to examine accessible information about the objects in the Java Virtual Machine. The
jaccesswalkertool walks through the component trees in a particular Java Virtual Machine and presents the accessibility hierarchy in a tree view. Find these tools in the JDK's