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Accessibility

The Toolbar component has been designed, keeping in mind the WAI-ARIA specifications, and applying the WAI-ARIA roles, states and properties along with keyboard support for people who use assistive devices. WAI-ARIA accessibility support is achieved through attributes like aria-orientation, aria-disabled and aria-haspopup. It provides information about elements in a document for assistive technology. The component implements keyboard navigation support by following the WAI-ARIA practices, and has been tested in major screen readers.

ARIA attributes

The Toolbar element is assigned the role of toolbar.

Property Functionalities
role=“toolbar” This attribute added to the ToolBar element describes the actual role of the element.
aria-orientation Indicates the ToolBar orientation. Default value is horizontal.
aria-haspopup Indicates the popup mode of the Toolbar. Default value is false. When popup mode is enabled, attribute value has to be changed to true.
aria-disabled Indicates the disabled state of the ToolBar.

Keyboard interaction

Keyboard navigation is enabled, by default. Possible keys are:

Key Description
Left Focuses the previous element.
Right Focuses the next element.
Enter When focused on a ToolBar command, clicking the key triggers the click of Toolbar element. When popup drop-down icon is focused, the popup opens.
Esc(Escape) Closes popup.
Down Focuses the next popup element.
Up Focuses the previous popup element.