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Accessibility

Accessibility is achieved in the Grid component through WAI-ARIA Standard and Keyboard Navigations. User can effectively access the Grid features through assistive technologies such as screen readers.

WAI-ARIA

WAI-ARIA (Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications) defines a way to increase the accessibility of web pages, dynamic content, and user interface components developed with Ajax, HTML, JavaScript, and related technologies. ARIA provides additional semantics to describe the role, state, and functionality of web components.

The following list of ARIA attributes is used in Grid.

  • grid (role)
  • row (role)
  • gridcell (role)
  • aria-selected (attribute)
  • aria-expanded (attribute)
  • aria-sort (attribute)
  • aria-busy (attribute)
  • aria-invalid (attribute)
  • aria-grabbed (attribute)
  • aria-owns (attribute)
  • aria-label (attribute)

Keyboard Navigation

Grid functionalities can be interacted with using the keyboard shortcuts.

The following list of keyboard shortcuts is supported in the Grid.

Interaction Keys Description
PageDown Goes to the next page.
PageUp Goes to the previous page.
Ctrl + Alt +PageDown Goes to the last page.
Ctrl + Alt + PageUp Goes to the first page.
Alt + PageDown Goes to the next page.
Alt + PageUp Goes to the previous page.
Home Goes to the first cell.
End Goes to the last cell.
Ctrl + Home Goes to the first row.
Ctrl + End Goes to the last row.
DownArrow Moves the cell focus downward.
UpArrow Moves the cell focus upward.
LeftArrow Moves the cell focus left side.
RightArrow Moves the cell focus right side.
Shift + DownArrow Extends the row/cell selection downwards.
Shift + UpArrow Extends the row/cell selection upwards.
Shift + LeftArrow Extends the cell selection to the left side.
Shift + RightArrow Extends the cell selection to the right side.
Enter Moves the row/cell selection downward. If current cell is in edit state, then completes the editing. If the current cell is a header then performs sorting. If the current cell is an expand/collapse cell then expands/collapses the current group/detailrow/childgrid. If the current cell is a detailrow, child grid or command column then the focus will be moved to the focusable element inside the cell.
Shift + Enter Moves the row/cell selection upward. If the current cell is a header then clears sorting for the selected column.
Ctrl + Enter If the current cell is a header then performs multi-sorting.
Tab Moves the cell selection right side.
Shift + Tab Moves the cell selection left side.
Esc Deselects all the rows/cells.
Ctrl + A Selects all the rows/cells.
UpArrow Moves up a row/cell selection.
DownArrow Moves down a row/cell selection.
RightArrow Moves to the right cell selection.
LeftArrow Moves to the left cell selection.
Alt + DownArrow Expands the selected group.
Ctrl + DownArrow Expands all the visible groups.
Alt + UpArrow Collapses the selected group.
Ctrl + UpArrow Collapses all the visible groups.
Ctrl + P Prints the Grid.
Ctrl + C Copy selected rows or cells data into clipboard
Ctrl + Shift + H Copy selected rows or cells data with header into clipboard