AppScan Source and accessibility

Accessibility affects users with physical disabilities, such as restricted mobility or limited vision. Accessibility issues can impede the ability to use software products successfully. This topic outlines known AppScan® Source accessibility issues and their workarounds.

Using JAWS Screen Reading Software with the AppScan Source installer

To use Freedom Scientific JAWS ( when running the AppScan Source installer, you must install Java™ Access Bridge in the AppScan Source JVM. This will allow JAWS to properly speak labels and controls in the installer panels.

Using JAWS Screen Reading Software in user interface panels with descriptive text

Many parts of the AppScan Source user interface contain descriptive text. In most cases, you must use the JAWS Insert+B keystroke to be able to read this descriptive text.