Hello. I'm struggling with a problem with keyboard accessibility. I'm publishing the project as html5. There are several smartforms used as buttons that I can focus with the tab key on my slide. When i'm on the last smartform the shift-tab should bring me to the smartform before last. But focus jumps out of the slide to focus buttons in the browser (in my case it's Firefox or Chrome).
This last smartform is faded out two seconds bofore the slide ends. Can this be the cause for this strange behaviour?
It should be simple to test whether that is the issue. Just remove the fade out and retest.
Thank for the quick response.
I tested it when the smartform is shown until the end of the slide, but there is no difference. When on the last smartform of the slide the shift-tab activates a button in the browser window, the tab key will jump to the first object in the tab order.
Then it's certainly a bug in Captivate!?
Not sure if it is a bug in Captivate or just something wrong with your setup.
What do you mean by a 'smartform'? Are you referring to a Text-Entry Box object in Captivate?
Lilybiri is right. It is a form (I've got the german version of Captivate and didn't know the english name). In my case there are several rectangles, that are used as buttons.
In the settings I checked something like 'keybord tabulator restricted to slide elements' in 'File' - 'Project-informations' - 'Category - Project - Settings for Publishing' (I think that should restrict the tab-Key to the slide). Perhaps there's a similar setting for the shift-tab-Key, that I didn't found yet?
That is the only setting of that type.
Your issue may be that you are using Shift + Tab and not just the Tab key.
You may need to provide another way for the learner to reach the next slide, e.g. a Next button for that purpose.
I'm facing the same issue. When the Restrict keyboard tabbing to slide items only is selected:
I'm unable to go back to the previous button using SHIFT + TAB (happens only on the last button). Example, I have a NEXT button, which is the last button on the slide and the tab order. If I press SHIFT + TAB, it does not goto the previous button. Instead it jumps out of the slide window and appears on the browser.
This is the not the case when Restrict keyboard tabbing to slide items only is deselected. Although, I would like to to enable the Restrict keyboard tabbing to slide items only for accessibility, I have to leave this option unchecked due to this issue. Any fixes? I would great appreciate your input.
Are you using any kind of Captivate playbar or Table of Contents with this project?