screen reader not reading alt text

We just happened to open the PDF in Acrobat to do a quick read through when we noticed this issue. Here’s how to add alt text to an object in Word. Normally, when you tab to a checkbox or button, you need to press enter in order to trigger the action. Thanks for the detailed reply btw! Screen readers don’t look at Web pages: they read HTML code. While most screen readers support ARIA, you may not want to rely on it … In S2, if a button has different alt text for its Normal state and outside of Edit States, its outside of Edit States alt text will always be read. This is a ridiculous and tedious workaround (especially if you have many buttons that you wish to duplicate) which is why I am still hoping that the Articulate team will address this bug in an update someday. Adding ALT text allows authors to include images, but still provide the content in an alternative text based format. I wanted to provide as much context as possible to help troubleshoot this by mentioning the artwork file type used in the InDesign side, in case that affects the PDF or at least the perspective of anyone here considering replying with ideas. I have selected to have the object visible to accessibility WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.1.1—"All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that s… The button's (outside of Edit States) alt text was being read, even though the button's Normal state alt text was blank. If a piece of text is identified as a heading within the HTML code, the screen reader will announce that it’s a heading. Screen readers are used mainly by people who do not have useful vision to read text on the screen. If the Screen Reader Option in the Reading preferences is not set to read the entire document, the alternate text will never be read by screen readers. Content provided by Microsoft. In context of your response, do you know of a way to group/tag/whatever PDF content (for example, a small bar chart on a page) that would 1) prevent the text-to-speech reader from reading the internal content of that group, and 2) still allow Alt Text to be read in that  group's place? You may wish to also post this in the InDesign forum for the perspective of other InDesign users with similar issues. This particular issue has been on our radar for a few months, and we're working to prioritize it. Thanks again for the detailed response. In my experience, it always does. The screen reader does not read the text box on the first slide. I think most of our issue is that this is simply new to us so we're making very rookie mistakes. If an element has alternate text but does not contain any page content, there is no way to determine which page it is on. If so, how then do you personally handle edits for document version updates? But if you do have time to test Storyline 3, let me know how you go with NVDA. Hi Sandy, this is due to the Storyline bug which I have described here. Any chance you can share your project file with me? 5. artifacted the text that was in the Span tag and deleted the empty Span tag. This allows me to update the underlying layer without worrying about converting it. Stay away from long image descriptions like this one: “Belgian homemade waffles covered in blueberries and rainbow colored sprinkles on pink plates with pretty napkins and a cup of tea with milk and a teapot all laid on hexagon white tiles.” The screen reader setting applies only to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Drawings on a browser, like Chrome. If by "Acrobat reader" you mean the "read out loud" feature - that is not a suitable tool for checking the accessibility of tagged PDFs. E.g., when first created, a button appears in the Timeline as Button 1. Jan 13, 2016 . In the above Napoleon example, the screen reader would have read out "link graphic slash Jacques hyphen Louis underscore David underscore zero one seven" had we not supplied the alt parameter. I'm truly sorry for the frustration that this is causing you, and our team knows how important accessibility is. I'm look for best practice stuff here. Hi. In S3, if a button has different alt text for its Normal state and outside of Edit States: In S3 and S2, if an image has different alt text for its Normal state and outside of Edit States, its Normal state alt text will always be read, even after you hit enter on it. A screen reader can also be the product of choice for someone with vision that is useful for travel, but not for reading. I've spent the whole morning building just one activity and until now, the accessibility features I built are not working. I was having a similar problem, though not sure how similar my situation is: I was using images as buttons, giving them multiple states and applying triggers to them. When screen readers read the body text, they cannot find text boxes that float above the document’s text layer. 1. tagged all content as a figure with alt text. Alt text (alternative text descriptions) are used to describe the appearance and function of visuals and images on the report page to screen reader users. If no tri...", "Hi Janet, And the software is kept up to date. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Regarding your question as to retaining the layered EPS/AI format, that is mostly a work flow efficiency. If the content that the image conveys is presented within text in the surrounding context of the image, then an empty alt attribute may suffice. What could be causing the JAWs reader to We can use aria-describedby to reference the title of the excerpt and provide context for the link. One thing you can do is end the alt-text by stating if it’s a special type of image, like an illustration. In relation to Douglas' post, I can confirm that this issue definitely occurs in Storyline 2, whether you're using NVDA or JAWS. So I don't accept 'We don't support NVDA' as an answer. Can you share details and any examples (screen recordings, .story files, etc.) The other screen reader I use does not indicate that alternative text in Word 2007 is actually from a graphic, if alternative text exists. In S2, this bug did not occur with buttons. The Alternative Text field should be used to set alternative text for figure elements. with our Support team by uploading at this link? Adobe Read Out loud reads both the alt text and the tag contents in XI, DC and DC Reader. timeline instead. While you could certainly do this, the main upside to using screen reader only text over an aria-label is that the screen reader is not required to support ARIA, it’s simply reading text on the page that sighted users cannot see. Then we followed Jonathan's advice of putting "an invisible rectangle on top of a real button that has the triggers you originally had on the real button underneath it and remove accessibility from the real button and add the ALT text to what is now essentially an invisible button on top of your real button." Since this bug has been around for 4 years, I'm now very accustomed to using the dodgy workarounds that we had to devise to overcome the issue (such as the nifty one that Douglas mentioned). The answer from Articulate will likely be 'No'. Alt text is always required, how it is written can vary depending on the type of image. The Touch Up Reading Order tool (refer to “Add Alternate Text with the Touch Up Reading Order Tool”). The question is on tables. This is not recommended and it causes a "nested alt text error when running Acrobat Accessibility check in XI. Test notes. For example, the following items were recently fixed: If you're using Storyline 3, those same fixes will be available in the next update (release date TBD) and we'll let folks know as soon as that's ready! To open the Selection pane, type SL, and then P. Narrator announces “Show All button”. The JAWs reader is I am pressed for time. I saw there was a bug logged for SL3 but is there one also logged for SL360 and is there a workaround? To access text inside a text box, use the Selection pane. How do I set Alt Text so that the screen reader reads just the Alt Text and not the table contents. Let me share my agony with you! I… Do you literally convert AI to raster or set all text to outlines in your projects? not reading my ALT text for my images. Worst case, out of the box would be helpful too. Perhaps this is a workflow issue that I am not seeing then? http://www.access-for-all.ch/en/pdf-lab/455-new-test-pdf-files-with-the-pdf-accessibility-checker-pa... Rotate | move | delete and renumber PDF pages. Any suggestions? This has been very helpful. Thank you for your clarification and for the suggestion to post over in IND. I am a screen reader user, and I am annoyed! I'll send the .story file to the link you provided. We have tried tagging the EPS within Acrobat as background and even figure, hoping to force the reader to only read the Alt Text that we have created. In most cases, an image will only have a function if it is contained within a link (or is an image map hotspot or a button). All rights reserved. This is quite odd, as most software companies fix bugs in their software as free updates. 3. tagged the sentence inside a Span tag inside the Figure tag, same result as 1. Your issue sounds like it may be a bit different than Wendy's and I know that she's working with Alyssa here. The screen reader will add that by default. testing the accessibility features on a storyline file using JAWs 14.0 demo If the illustration has been converted to raster, we then need to pull the original AI, edit, save, export to JPG (or whatever format), to overwrite the previous export in layout. Would you be able to share your .story file with our team here so that we can take a look Janet? The work around that we had to do was to delete the visibility of all the images, the triggers, and set buttons set back to none. Using latest version of storyline 360 and jaws. On the homepage of this blog, for example, after the excert of each blog post there is a link with the text "Continue reading". We've released a few fixes for the items in this discussion in the past couple updates of Storyline 360. JAWS precedes the alternative text with the word “graphic.” If the image is a link, JAWS precedes the … When tagged as a Figure, the reader does read the Alt Text first, but then continues to read the EPS text content immediately after. There were some keyboard navigation issues, such as an incorrect tab order for objects on slide layers. It is definitely an issue. I found no problem reading the  original document tagged as in #1 above with either Jaws or NVDA screen readers using Acrobat XI or Acrobat DC. Looking for Ideas: Force Reader to Read Alt Text not EPS Content? Alt text on object's other states is not read by JAWS. Please get this bug fixed! I have the same issue. E.g., Button 1's hover state has Button 3 as its auto-populated alt text. 4. added Alt text to the Span tag and Read Out Loud reads the alt text for both but does NOT read the content. I really don't know. Is that accurate? Screen readers already know that it is an image from the img tag, so a screen reader would read that example as “An image of ‘An image of a single romantic rose’”. We are a university and are moving towards making all our online learning content accessible. The best method, … Narrator cannot read the alternative text for images when you use reading view in Internet Explorer 11. Thanks! Hi Kit, I think this may be the case ... thanks for the feedback. We have adapted our workflow to what our primary work efforts demand as far as speed in development. JAWS is not reading my texts right. All other button states appear to have the auto-populated alt text of Button original # + 2. In Word, you can add alt text to some objects, but not others. We are still having this issue, we use Storyline 360 and JAWS as a reader. But the ...", "Hi Ashley, are there any plans to support the NVDA reader? A demo of ChromeVox and VoiceOver reading out alt text, captions and description for images on a WordPress page. So if you write “Image of” in an alt-text, a screen reader will say “Image Image of…” when the user focuses on the image. First a short background if you’re not familiar with screen readers. JAWS in particular has a wide variety of settings controlling exactly what gets spoken. I don't see anyway to do this automatically from Indesign. ALT text refers to invisible description of images which are read aloud to blind users on a screen reader. That workflow may not be applicable in 508 compliance. All tests were carried out with screen reader factory settings. Why do you have to retain object-oriented content  (i.e., EPS content) in your final document? http://www.access-for-all.ch/en/201-englisch/500-vip-pdf-reader-e.html, https://www.szb.ch/en/hilfsmittel/digital-tools/the-first-pdf-reader-for-visually-impaired-people/. Let me know if I can help. If you hover over it, its outside of Edit States alt text will be read. When I go to the 2nd slide, the screen reader begins reading all of the information that is tabbed to (except for the Previous and Next buttons). Thanks! Its Normal state alt text is automatically populated as Button 2 (even if you delete the alt text, it will be re-populated as Button 2). I see the same thing when my image is used like a button. However, you should include an empty alt attribute so screen reader users know that there is an image that is purely decorative. Yes, text to speech reader is how I meant that. That was a nightmare keeping hundreds of illustrations cross-referenced to hundreds of raster conversions for the inevitable updates that would come. Alt-text is often thought of as just an accessibility requirement, but beyond being read by screen readers to provide information on the meaning and content of a graphic image, it serves several other important functions. I am I'll be as clear as I can! JAWS screen reader not reading captivate file caption text PrintzBYDesign. The best method, I found, for applying this fix is to give the image the desired alt text BEFORE creating any additional states; that way all additional states will automatically be given that alt text (however, then if you want to change the alt text, you have to do so within the Normal state). We once tested a book development in which we converted our vector files to raster, and while that may be a path to solution, this process created more headaches farther down the development line. 4. added Alt text to the Span tag and Read Out Loud reads the alt text for both but does NOT read the content. This problem is easily resolved by converting all graphics to bitmaps and some U.S. agencies still prefer this because the document is more stable. I was able to resolve the issue by applying the alt tag not only to the image, but also, specifically, to the instance of the image within its Normal state. On other slides, and this is all within the same project, just tabbing to the check box will activate it. This is mostly tables and graphics. I will cross-post there as well. This thread is attached to that report and we will update you here when we can. The projects were created in Storyline 360 at the very end of November, 2017. Determining if the image presents content and what that content is can be much more difficult. This is really frustrating guys. Here's a look at what I mean (using a standard button rather than an image): I'm sorry this behavior is impacting your workflow - I know it takes valuable time to edit the alt text like that. Spacer images are invisible images that pretty much most websites use. Then artifact the real graphic. I am using IE 10 to open the published HTML file. Hi Janet! When I reproduced a simplified version of your problem by creating a Word file with one sentence and a box below it, creating and then manually tagging a PDF, this is what I found. Published 4 March 2018, by Daniel Göransson. What version of Storyline are you using? Our bad there for starting a fire that might not have really been as urgent as we assumed. 3. tagged the sentence inside a Span tag inside the Figure tag, same result as 1. Spacer images that don't convey any important information should always be assigned null ALT text, or alt="". Applies to: Internet Explorer 11. When a trigger has been added to show a layer when the user clicks on the image, the filename of the image is being read by Jaws. Alternatively you could create an invisible dummy graphic behind the real graphic and put the alt text on that. ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. When you use these products, a screen reader can read text on your screen aloud. It is reading the image file name instead of the alt tag when used as a button. Thanks! Magnifier/Reader enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, email. Thanks! Hi Leslie, I submitted a support case. Text Splitting Causes Screen Reader Problems. Will report back once I hear from them. Thank you for an extended list of test/read options. It is reading the file name in the Read OutLoud is "Text to Speech" tool according to Acrobat. To a screen reader, there is no context for where this link will take you. Help! Sometimes it's not possible to … Narrator reads dialog boxes and window controls in several basic applications for Windows. If you're using Storyline 360 our supported option are listed here. This site uses cookies. I had hoped that the grouped object would be recognized as a group rather than individual text elements within the grouped element. See example below for what a screen reader experiences when no ALT Text is used. It sounds like you are currently working on all of these projects, so they are developed with the same version/update and no variance? While I am not describing that technically accurate, I hope it conveys my meaning! Alt text (alternative text), also known as \"alt attributes\", “alt descriptions\", or technically incorrectly as \"alt tags,” are Screen readers announce the page title (the element in the HTML markup) when first loading a web page. Instead they want you to pay to upgrade to Storyline 3 in order to fix the bug. This is usually not helpful. By continuing to browse the site you consent to the use of cookies. Hope this helps, and it would be great if you could submit this as a new support case, as that *may* prompt the team to address this bug as a priority. Not very pleasant. Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Hello, I am working with the accessibility tools. I've come across this issue earlier today and it's frustrating (in my case, actual text in a frame that looks like a pie chart due to the font being used). Provide Context For "Continue Reading" Links. Download free e‑books on all things e‑learning. It reads all three text boxes the same way (usually the text from the first text box). I will always ask them to actually test the issue in JAWS and to confirm if the same behaviour occurs. I've deleted check boxes and recreated them but can't get rid of the problem. Select Product Version. We are near the final steps in setting up the final exported PDF and now see that the Acrobat reader is reading both Alt Text and EPS text content, where the EPS content reads unorganized due to being charts and tables. I am also encountering problems with tabbing and check boxes. In the document, press Alt+H to open the Home tab. If you tab navigate to the button, its Normal state alt text will be read until you hit enter or click on it, at which point its outside of Edit States alt text will be read. You can either add your file in a reply to this message, or if you prefer, upload the file here. Bummer: not only does this bug still exist in Storyline 3, but it appears now to extend to actual buttons. But the good news is that you don't have to worry about whether or not NVDA is supported by Articulate because from my experience any Storyline bugs that have occurred in NVDA have also occurred in JAWS. I have tried setting the table as a "figure" in the Touch up Reading Order dialog box. With the issue on  the data entry button, I followed Kuriko's suggestion above but it still did not work for me. version. I repeatedly encounter the same problem on websites. Create compelling e‑learning courses with stunningly simple, remarkably powerful software from Articulate. NVDA was reading my image file names instead of the alt tags I'd given the images. The alternative text field of the Object Properties dialog in the Tags panel; Note: Alternate/Actual text should be short and concise. For example, if the first text box reads: "This is a dog", the next two text boxes will read "This is a dog.". For images in S2 that have more than one state AND a different alt text for the image (outside of Edit States) and the Normal state (within Edit States), the Normal state alt text is what will be read by the screen reader; if the Normal state's alt text is blank (but detectable), the image file name will be read by the screen reader. Much appreciated! 2. added "Actual Text" to the Figure tag, same result as 1. Also noticing that if I have separate alt tags on the image and the image's normal state, the normal state's alt tag is what gets read. Unfortunately, returning to InDesign to change a tagging style, convert to JPG, or even convert text to outlines in Illustration is not an option as that would effectively reset every compliance edit and test that we have spent several days applying back to zero when exporting the new PDF. I've found in S3 that the button's Normal state alt text is what is (initially*) read by the screen reader AND that if the Normal state's alt text is left blank, S3 will automatically populate that field with the button's original Timeline designation +1. Screen readers will read the alternative text of images, if alt text is present. Means that as well as not displaying alt content as a tooltip, title content is not to be displayed as replacement text for an image. Narrator is a light-duty screen-reader utility that is included in Microsoft Windows. Let's say I have 3 text boxes. The problem. I'm not sure what that is yet though. Testing in NVDA worked fine for the most part for, as you noted, that is an actual screen reader where Acrobat is simply Adobe's text-to-speech. Most screen readers work in the whole computing environment, but for our purposes how they interact with websites is the most important in this section. Screen readers read letters out loud as you type them, but say “star” or “asterisk” for password fields. User agents must not present the contents of the alt attribute in the same way as content of the title attribute. If no ALT text is provided, then a screen reader would only be able to say "IMAGE" or perhaps provide a file name. no label read out : Editable text, blank: SaToGo 3.4.96.0: IE11: Tab bing: reads previous heading instead of label : Aria-Label, Editable text, blank: SortSite rules: AccHtmlControlLabelMissing. The fix for this bug is to give the Normal state the desired alt text. Hi Tina! We have a PDF made up of text and EPS artwork. Copy link to clipboard. Ideally, I would like to find a compromise between what we must do for current project demands and what we must adjust to for 508 work. We have been using PAC2 to test and troubleshoot errors. About Narrator . They are legitimate screen readers, Assistive Technology -- they are screen readers. My apologies for the late response. ZoomText Magnifier/Reader. It sounds like you've had things set up correctly in terms of selecting that the object is visible to accessibility tools, and including text within the Alt text box below: If you'd like us to take a look at your .story file, please share it here. Since I don't think my previous assessment of that bug was fully accurate, I'd now describe it as: For images in S2 that have more than one state AND a different alt text for the image (outside of Edit States) and the Normal state (within Edit States), the Normal state alt text is what will be read by the screen reader; if the Normal state's alt text is blank (but detectable), the image file name will be read by the screen reader. What is going on? I am experiencing the issue whereby JAWS is reading the alt txt within the button's state, not the Alt Text signify in the Tab Order screen. You would have to manually tag the document and artifact ONLY the text to get Adobe Reader to ignore it. This seems like a lot of work to get Acrobat ReadOutloud to act like a true screen reader. For Multiple choice questions, Jaws is reading the option in normal state (no radio button selected) but once the radio button is selected it won't announce it is selected. "I see the same thing when my image is used like a button. FWIW, there is no such thing as “EPS in PDF.”. ignore my description and just read the file name? Unless you assume that the image description is a sentence or paragraph, you can't absolutely know for sure where it ends. In addition to resolving the reading issue you will not have objects floating under or over other objects on a page once they are bitmapped. In that our books are regularly updated, we typically have to modify many of the illustrations on the fly. Adobe Read Out loud reads both the alt text and the tag contents in XI, DC and DC Reader. This is very tedious work and let me tell you that our team is not happy of having to have to redo so much work because this feature is not working correctly and it has been a known issue for over a year. The video in my post demonstrates why this is happening and shows you a workaround for it. The fix for this bug is to give the Normal state the desired alt text. Copyright © 2020 Adobe. I've spent way too much time trying to fix the problem but it's still occurring and these were due yesterday. I'm using SL360 latest version, JAWS version for testing. Thank you for the head's up, Leslie. Alternative text (alt text) allows screen readers to capture the description of an object and read it aloud, providing aid for those with visual impairments. This way most screen readers will completely ignore the image and won't even announce its presence. Alt text read aloud by accessibility tools called screen readers, and also used by search engines to better understand and rank the website the image is on. It now reads correctly and no error generated in Acrobat XI, DC, and DC Reader (although Reader took a few restarts, at first it wasn't reading anything). 2. added "Actual Text" to the Figure tag, same result as 1. You can add alt text to images, shapes, screenshots, icons, 3D models, and even text boxes. Please do something about this. 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