This document describes Java Access Bridge, Java Accessibility API (JAAPI), and Java Accessibility Utilities, which enable you to create accessible applications.


This document is intended for developers who want to create Java applications that are accessible to persons with disabilities. Accessible Java applications are compatible with assistive technologies, such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, speech recognition systems, and refreshable braille displays.

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The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning


Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.


Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.


Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.