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WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 Accessibility Compliance

The RadTreeList control complies to the following standards and specifications to enable you create accessibleweb applications:

XHTML 1.1

RadTreeList is fully compliant with the XHTML 1.1 requirements.

Section 508 and WCAG

You can easily create a RadTreeList instance which satisfies the requirements of "Section 508" for softwareaccessibility, as well as those of "Level AA" (in accordance with the W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0). This is demonstrated in the following online demo:

TreeList / Accessibility

This example demonstrates how you can make RadTreeList accessible by leveraging the settings for the different caption, tooltip and summaryproperties of the rendered HTML elements.

Property Description
TreeListButtonColumn.ToolTip Gets or sets the ToolTip property of each of the TreeListDataItem buttons.
TreeListCheckBoxColumn.ToolTip Gets or sets the ToolTip property of each of the TreeListDataItem checkbox controls.
TreeListEditCommandColumn.ToolTip Gets or sets the ToolTip property of each of the TreeListDataItem buttons.
TreeListSelectColumn.ToolTip Gets or sets the ToolTip property of each of the TreeListDataItem checkbox controls.
RadTreeList.ClientSettings.ClientMessages.ExpandToolTip The title attribute that will be used to the expand image.
RadTreeList.ClientSettings.ClientMessages.CollapseToolTip The title attribute that will be to the collapse image.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.GoToPageTextBoxToolTip The ToolTip that will be applied to the GoToPage TextBox control.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.GoToPageButtonToolTip The ToolTip that will be applied to the GoToPage input element.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.ChangePageSizeTextBoxToolTip The ToolTip that will be applied to the ChangePageSize TextBox control.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.ChangePageSizeButtonToolTip The ToolTip that will be applied to the ChangePageSize Button control.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.ChangePageSizeComboBoxTableSummary The summary attribute that will be applied to the table which holds the ChangePageSize RadComboBox control.
RadTreeList.PagerStyle.ChangePageSizeComboBoxToolTip The ToolTip that will be applied to the input element in the ChangePageSize RadComboBox control.
RadTreeList.EditFormSettings.FormMainTableSummary The summary attribute for the table that wraps the whole TreeListEditFormItem.
RadTreeList.EditFormSettings.AutoGeneratedColumnEditorsTableWrapperSummary The summary attribute for the table which holds all cells created from the grid column editors TreeListEditFormItem.

WAI-ARIA

The RadTreeList control offers WAI-ARIA support. It can be easily enabled by setting EnableAriaSupport=true to the RadTreeList object.

In order to inspect the HTML rendered by RadTreeList with WAI-ARIA support enabled, you can take a look at this online demo:

TreeList / WAI-ARIA Support

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