Can I create accessible content and applications using Adobe LiveCycle ES software?

Yes, Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES software has a number of features that support the creation of accessible content and applications, which are then rendered by the LiveCycle ES solution components.For each field object in a form, you can specify one of several settings for screen reader text. The LiveCycle Designer ES Accessibility palette is used to specify custom text for an object that a screen reader reads as a user interacts with a form. If custom screen reader text is available for the object, the screen reader will read the custom text and not the tool tip.

LiveCycle Designer ES allows form creators to specify how users using assistive technology will navigate through a form or tab through its fields in an efficient, meaningful way.

Can people with disabilities use LiveCycle Designer ES?LiveCycle Designer ES is compatible with assistive technology and has an extensive set of keyboard shortcuts. It honors the platform accessibility settings. Users with severe visual disabilities and certain mobility impairments will find it difficult or will be unable to use some LiveCycle Designer object drawing and placement features.


What kind of forms can be made accessible with LiveCycle ES?

With LiveCycle Designer ES, you can create accessible PDF and HTML forms. The forms and templates created by LiveCycle Designer ES can be dynamically rendered as accessible interactive forms in PDF, HTML, and SWF using LiveCycle ES components.


Does LiveCycle ES comply with applicable standards?

Proper use of the accessible authoring features in LiveCycle Designer ES allows authors to design forms that comply with government accessibility requirements for online forms, including Section 508 and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) WCAG 1.0 Level AA guidelines.For information regarding how LiveCycle ES enables government agencies to comply with the provisions of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, refer to the Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates for the LiveCycle ES components.