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Accessibility API Implementation Details

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These pages contain documentation on Mozilla specific implementation details of Assistive Technology APIs.

AT APIs Support
This documentation explains how makers of screen readers, voice dictation packages, onscreen keyboards, magnification software and other assitive technologies can support Gecko-based software. We provide for them the support of these products on Windows, Linux/Unix and OS X platforms.
AT Development
The accessibility of computer software has seen drastic improvements over the past two decades. This article (from 2007) reviews the progress and technology as it has developed.
XForms Accessibility
This article provides a quick guide to how accessibility is handled in Gecko for XForms.
XUL Accessibility
This article shows how XUL control elements are mapped to accessibility API. It is much in progress.