QMF for Workstation accessibility features
QMF for Workstation includes several accessibility features.
Standard keyboard equivalents
- Shortcut, or accelerator keys, to perform the most frequently
used functions in pull-down menus without going to the menu. For example:
- Ctrl+S to save
- Ctrl+P to print
- Ctrl+R to run a query
Shortcuts display in the pull-down menu next to each function.
- Mnemonics, or access keys, are available to perform each function
on a menu or dialog box. A mnemonic for a function is the underlined
character in the function name and is used in combination with the
Alt key to execute the function. For example:
- Press Alt then F to open the File menu
- Press Alt then O to open the Open dialog box
For more information, refer to the documentation for your operating system for a complete list of standard keyboard equivalents.
Standard keyboard navigation
Keyboard navigation refers to using keys instead of a mouse to move from item to item on your screen. The movement is usually in the order specified by the operating system or your application.
QMF for Workstation follows the standards with regard to the typical keys used for keyboard navigation, such as using the Tab key and Shift+Tab to move between controls, as well as arrow keys to move up, down, and sideways between items.
Operating system accessibility
Each operating system has a set of accessibility options that enables individuals with disabilities to customize system-wide settings.
- Inherits settings from the operating system.
- Does not interfere with keyboard accessibility features built into the operating system.
Assistive technology products
QMF for Workstation supports assistive technology products, such as screen readers and voice synthesizers.
QMF for Workstation requires special navigation when using a screen reader with query results.
Keyboard shortcuts QMF for Workstation
The following table lists keyboard navigation aids available in QMF for Workstation.
|To...||Do the following...|
|Obtain online help||Press F1 or Alt+H.
In online help, use the Tab key to navigate from link to link, then press Enter to open the link.
|Add object or condition||
|Select multiple objects||
|View object properties in an object list||
|Use screen reader for query results
- or -
Use browser to display query results in high-contrast mode for the visually impaired
|Edit (editable) rows in list box||
|Edit query results||
|Change font for query results||