Using VoiceOver

A activity to practice navigating a website using MacOS’s VoiceOver accessibility tool.

Go fullscreen: ⌃⌥F

Using VoiceOver

Set up

  1. You’ll be given a step-by-step task
  2. Complete the task with VoiceOver
  3. Show the teacher when you’re done

VoiceOver keys

  • ⌘ F5 — Turn VoiceOver on/off
  • — Pause VoiceOver
  • ⌃⌥ ➔ — Move to next item
  • ⌃⌥ ← — Move to previous item
  • ⌃⌥ U — Open the rotor (Use arrow keys to navigate)
  • ⌃⌥⌘ H — Next heading (+ Shift for previous)
  • ⌃⌥⌘ L — Next link
  • ⌃⌥⌘ G — Next graphic
  • ⌃⌥⌘ X — Next list

VoiceOver task

Do all of this with VoiceOver—we’ll be watching.

  1. Go to Wikipedia.org
  2. Search for “Doctor Who”
  3. Go down to the “Changes of appearance” heading
  4. In the table, find & activate the “Jodie Whittaker” link
  5. At the bottom of the page, find & activate her “IMDB” link
  6. Under “Filmography”, find & click the “Doctor Who” link

Show the teacher you’re on IMDB’s “Doctor Who” page.

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Using VoiceOver

A activity to practice navigating a website using MacOS’s VoiceOver accessibility tool.