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Control Video Using Single Keys

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UAAG 1.0 Requirement

Checkpoint 11.4 Single-key access (Priority 2 )
Provision 2 : For each functionality in the set required by checkpoint 11.5, allow the user to configure a single-key binding. A single-key binding is one where a single key press performs the task, with zero modifier keys.

Test 1 :


  1. Configure the user agent so that a single key stops, pauses, resumes, and navigates the video file in the test area.
  2. Use these keys to stop, pause, resume, and navigate the video file.
  3. (Note: a different key can be used for each function)

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Grommit drilling a hole

Expected results

  1. The user agent can be configured so that single keys can be used to stop, pause, resume, and navigate the video file.

Source code

<object data="../images/grommit.mpg" type="video/mpg" standby="Loading Video" width="200" height="200">
  <embed src="../images/grommit.mpg" autostart="true" loop="true" width="200" height="200"></embed>


  1. HTML 4.01 specification for OBJECT
  2. specification for EMBED (EMBED is not part of the HTML 4.01 specification)

About this test suite

This test is part of a test suite for the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 1.0 . This work is conducted by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group , which is part of W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) . Please send comments on this test to w3c-wai-ua@w3.org ( public archive ).

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Last modified: $Date: 2003/04/02 23:46:56 $ by $Author: jongund $