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<TITLE>Checking the accessibility and usability of a document in the Blind Usability View</TITLE>
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<H1>Checking the accessibility and usability of a document in the Blind Usability View</H1>
An HTML document is opened to determine how accessible and usable the page is to readers who rely on voice browsers to read webpages.
To check the accessibility and usability of a document for people who are blind:
<LI>Open the document in one of the following ways:
<LI>Click <B>File</B> &gt; <B>Open</B>, and then navigate to URL or the local file to be checked.
<LI>Type the URL in the address line, and then click <B>GO</B>.<br> The document opens in the ACTF Browser Editor.
<LI>Click <B>Blind</B> above the top right pane to select the blind view.
<LI>Open the <A href="parametersBlind.html">Blind Usability Visualization preference page</A> in one of the following ways:
<LI>Click <B>Settings</B>.
<LI>Click <B>Window</B> &gt; <B>Preferences</B> &gt; <b>ACTF</b> &gt; <b>Blind Usability Visualization</b>.
Set the visualization mode and click either <B>Apply</B> or <B>OK</B>.
<LI>Visualize the blind usability and detect the accessibility and usability problems in one of the following ways:
<LI>Click the <B>Visualize</B> button.
<LI>Click the <B>Visualization</B> menu &gt; <B>Visualize (blind)</B> or use the shortcut key (Ctrl+Shift+B).
<LI>Click <A href="elementCss.html"><B>ID/CSS</B></A> to see the relevant information in the tabs.
<LI>(Optional) Click <B>Save</B> to save the report file as an HTML document.<BR>
Note: The report file is an HTML document consisting of three
parts: a diagram showing the overall rating, a usability visualization
view, and a problem list. When you click a line in the problem list,
its corresponding element in the visualization view is highlighted,
and the page automatically scrolls if necessary to show the element.
<LI>Address each entry in the problem list. See <A href="lineViewBlind.html">Line View pane (blind usability)</A> for details. As each problem is successfully resolved, the rating in the Overall Rating pane improves.
<H1 class="related">Related topics</H1>
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<LI><A href="workspace.html">Exploring the HTML Accessibility perspective</A>
<LI><A href="problemsBlind.html">Accessibility and usability problems for blind users</A>
<LI><A href="checkLv.html">Checking the accessibility and usability of a document in the low vision view</A>
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