Public Attributes

nsIAccessibleRole Interface Reference

Defines cross platform (Gecko) roles. More...

import "nsIAccessibleRole.idl";

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Public Attributes

const unsigned long ROLE_NOTHING = 0
 Used when accessible hans't strong defined role.
const unsigned long ROLE_TITLEBAR = 1
 Represents a title or caption bar for a window.
const unsigned long ROLE_MENUBAR = 2
 Represents the menu bar (positioned beneath the title bar of a window) from which menus are selected by the user.
const unsigned long ROLE_SCROLLBAR = 3
 Represents a vertical or horizontal scroll bar, which is part of the client area or used in a control.
const unsigned long ROLE_GRIP = 4
 Represents a special mouse pointer, which allows a user to manipulate user interface elements such as windows.
const unsigned long ROLE_SOUND = 5
 Represents a system sound, which is associated with various system events.
const unsigned long ROLE_CURSOR = 6
 Represents the system mouse pointer.
const unsigned long ROLE_CARET = 7
 Represents the system caret.
const unsigned long ROLE_ALERT = 8
 Represents an alert or a condition that a user should be notified about.
const unsigned long ROLE_WINDOW = 9
 Represents the window frame, which contains child objects such as a title bar, client, and other objects contained in a window.
const unsigned long ROLE_INTERNAL_FRAME = 10
 A sub-document (<frame> or <iframe>).
const unsigned long ROLE_MENUPOPUP = 11
 Represents a menu, which presents a list of options from which the user can make a selection to perform an action.
const unsigned long ROLE_MENUITEM = 12
 Represents a menu item, which is an entry in a menu that a user can choose to carry out a command, select an option.
const unsigned long ROLE_TOOLTIP = 13
 Represents a ToolTip that provides helpful hints.
const unsigned long ROLE_APPLICATION = 14
 Represents a main window for an application.
const unsigned long ROLE_DOCUMENT = 15
 Represents a document window.
const unsigned long ROLE_PANE = 16
 Represents a pane within a frame or document window.
const unsigned long ROLE_CHART = 17
 Represents a graphical image used to represent data.
const unsigned long ROLE_DIALOG = 18
 Represents a dialog box or message box.
const unsigned long ROLE_BORDER = 19
 Represents a window border.
const unsigned long ROLE_GROUPING = 20
 Logically groups other objects.
const unsigned long ROLE_SEPARATOR = 21
 Used to visually divide a space into two regions, such as a separator menu item or a bar that divides split panes within a window.
const unsigned long ROLE_TOOLBAR = 22
 Represents a toolbar, which is a grouping of controls (push buttons or toggle buttons) that provides easy access to frequently used features.
const unsigned long ROLE_STATUSBAR = 23
 Represents a status bar, which is an area at the bottom of a window that displays information about the current operation, state of the application, or selected object.
const unsigned long ROLE_TABLE = 24
 Represents a table that contains rows and columns of cells, and optionally, row headers and column headers.
const unsigned long ROLE_COLUMNHEADER = 25
 Represents a column header, providing a visual label for a column in a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_ROWHEADER = 26
 Represents a row header, which provides a visual label for a table row.
const unsigned long ROLE_COLUMN = 27
 Represents a column of cells within a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_ROW = 28
 Represents a row of cells within a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_CELL = 29
 Represents a cell within a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_LINK = 30
const unsigned long ROLE_HELPBALLOON = 31
 Displays a Help topic in the form of a ToolTip or Help balloon.
const unsigned long ROLE_CHARACTER = 32
 Represents a cartoon-like graphic object, such as Microsoft Office Assistant, which is displayed to provide help to users of an application.
const unsigned long ROLE_LIST = 33
 Represents a list box, allowing the user to select one or more items.
const unsigned long ROLE_LISTITEM = 34
 Represents an item in a list.
const unsigned long ROLE_OUTLINE = 35
 Represents an outline or tree structure, such as a tree view control, that displays a hierarchical list and allows the user to expand and collapse branches.
const unsigned long ROLE_OUTLINEITEM = 36
 Represents an item in an outline or tree structure.
const unsigned long ROLE_PAGETAB = 37
 Represents a page tab, it is a child of a page tab list.
const unsigned long ROLE_PROPERTYPAGE = 38
 Represents a property sheet.
const unsigned long ROLE_INDICATOR = 39
 Represents an indicator, such as a pointer graphic, that points to the current item.
const unsigned long ROLE_GRAPHIC = 40
 Represents a picture.
const unsigned long ROLE_STATICTEXT = 41
 Represents read-only text, such as labels for other controls or instructions in a dialog box.
const unsigned long ROLE_TEXT_LEAF = 42
 Represents selectable text that allows edits or is designated read-only.
const unsigned long ROLE_PUSHBUTTON = 43
 Represents a push button control.
const unsigned long ROLE_CHECKBUTTON = 44
 Represents a check box control.
const unsigned long ROLE_RADIOBUTTON = 45
 Represents an option button, also called a radio button.
const unsigned long ROLE_COMBOBOX = 46
 Represents a combo box; an edit control with an associated list box that provides a set of predefined choices.
const unsigned long ROLE_DROPLIST = 47
 Represents the calendar control.
const unsigned long ROLE_PROGRESSBAR = 48
 Represents a progress bar, dynamically showing the user the percent complete of an operation in progress.
const unsigned long ROLE_DIAL = 49
 Represents a dial or knob whose purpose is to allow a user to set a value.
const unsigned long ROLE_HOTKEYFIELD = 50
 Represents a hot-key field that allows the user to enter a combination or sequence of keystrokes.
const unsigned long ROLE_SLIDER = 51
 Represents a slider, which allows the user to adjust a setting in given increments between minimum and maximum values.
const unsigned long ROLE_SPINBUTTON = 52
 Represents a spin box, which is a control that allows the user to increment or decrement the value displayed in a separate "buddy" control associated with the spin box.
const unsigned long ROLE_DIAGRAM = 53
 Represents a graphical image used to diagram data.
const unsigned long ROLE_ANIMATION = 54
 Represents an animation control, which contains content that changes over time, such as a control that displays a series of bitmap frames.
const unsigned long ROLE_EQUATION = 55
 Represents a mathematical equation.
const unsigned long ROLE_BUTTONDROPDOWN = 56
 Represents a button that drops down a list of items.
const unsigned long ROLE_BUTTONMENU = 57
 Represents a button that drops down a menu.
const unsigned long ROLE_BUTTONDROPDOWNGRID = 58
 Represents a button that drops down a grid.
const unsigned long ROLE_WHITESPACE = 59
 Represents blank space between other objects.
const unsigned long ROLE_PAGETABLIST = 60
 Represents a container of page tab controls.
const unsigned long ROLE_CLOCK = 61
 Represents a control that displays time.
const unsigned long ROLE_SPLITBUTTON = 62
 Represents a button on a toolbar that has a drop-down list icon directly adjacent to the button.
const unsigned long ROLE_IPADDRESS = 63
 Represents an edit control designed for an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
const unsigned long ROLE_ACCEL_LABEL = 64
 Represents a label control that has an accelerator.
const unsigned long ROLE_ARROW = 65
 Represents an arrow in one of the four cardinal directions.
const unsigned long ROLE_CANVAS = 66
 Represents a control that can be drawn into and is used to trap events.
const unsigned long ROLE_CHECK_MENU_ITEM = 67
 Represents a menu item with a check box.
const unsigned long ROLE_COLOR_CHOOSER = 68
 Represents a specialized dialog that lets the user choose a color.
const unsigned long ROLE_DATE_EDITOR = 69
 Represents control whose purpose is to allow a user to edit a date.
const unsigned long ROLE_DESKTOP_ICON = 70
 An iconified internal frame in an ROLE_DESKTOP_PANE.
const unsigned long ROLE_DESKTOP_FRAME = 71
 A desktop pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_DIRECTORY_PANE = 72
 A directory pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_FILE_CHOOSER = 73
 A file chooser.
const unsigned long ROLE_FONT_CHOOSER = 74
 A font chooser.
const unsigned long ROLE_CHROME_WINDOW = 75
 Frame role.
const unsigned long ROLE_GLASS_PANE = 76
 A glass pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_HTML_CONTAINER = 77
 A document container for HTML, whose children represent the document content.
const unsigned long ROLE_ICON = 78
 A small fixed size picture, typically used to decorate components.
const unsigned long ROLE_LABEL = 79
 Presents an icon or short string in an interface.
const unsigned long ROLE_LAYERED_PANE = 80
 A layered pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_OPTION_PANE = 81
 A specialized pane whose primary use is inside a dialog.
const unsigned long ROLE_PASSWORD_TEXT = 82
 A text object uses for passwords, or other places where the text content is not shown visibly to the user.
const unsigned long ROLE_POPUP_MENU = 83
 A temporary window that is usually used to offer the user a list of choices, and then hides when the user selects one of those choices.
const unsigned long ROLE_RADIO_MENU_ITEM = 84
 A radio button that is a menu item.
const unsigned long ROLE_ROOT_PANE = 85
 A root pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_SCROLL_PANE = 86
 A scroll pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_SPLIT_PANE = 87
 A split pane.
const unsigned long ROLE_TABLE_COLUMN_HEADER = 88
 The header for a column of a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_TABLE_ROW_HEADER = 89
 The header for a row of a table.
const unsigned long ROLE_TEAR_OFF_MENU_ITEM = 90
 A menu item used to tear off and reattach its menu.
const unsigned long ROLE_TERMINAL = 91
 Represents an accessible terminal.
const unsigned long ROLE_TEXT_CONTAINER = 92
 Collection of objects that constitute a logical text entity.
const unsigned long ROLE_TOGGLE_BUTTON = 93
 A toggle button.
const unsigned long ROLE_TREE_TABLE = 94
 Representas a control that is capable of expanding and collapsing rows as well as showing multiple columns of data.
const unsigned long ROLE_VIEWPORT = 95
 A viewport.
const unsigned long ROLE_HEADER = 96
 Header of a document page.
const unsigned long ROLE_FOOTER = 97
 Footer of a document page.
const unsigned long ROLE_PARAGRAPH = 98
 A paragraph of text.
const unsigned long ROLE_RULER = 99
 A ruler such as those used in word processors.
const unsigned long ROLE_AUTOCOMPLETE = 100
 A text entry having dialog or list containing items for insertion into an entry widget, for instance a list of words for completion of a text entry.
const unsigned long ROLE_EDITBAR = 101
 An editable text object in a toolbar.
const unsigned long ROLE_ENTRY = 102
 An control whose textual content may be entered or modified by the user.
const unsigned long ROLE_CAPTION = 103
 A caption describing another object.
const unsigned long ROLE_DOCUMENT_FRAME = 104
 A visual frame or container which contains a view of document content.
const unsigned long ROLE_HEADING = 105
 Heading.
const unsigned long ROLE_PAGE = 106
 An object representing a page of document content.
const unsigned long ROLE_SECTION = 107
 A container of document content.
const unsigned long ROLE_REDUNDANT_OBJECT = 108
 An object which is redundant with another object in the accessible hierarchy.
const unsigned long ROLE_FORM = 109
 A container of form controls.
const unsigned long ROLE_IME = 110
 An object which is used to allow input of characters not found on a keyboard, such as the input of Chinese characters on a Western keyboard.
const unsigned long ROLE_APP_ROOT = 111
 XXX: document this.
const unsigned long ROLE_PARENT_MENUITEM = 112
 Represents a menu item, which is an entry in a menu that a user can choose to display another menu.
const unsigned long ROLE_CALENDAR = 113
 A calendar that allows the user to select a date.
const unsigned long ROLE_COMBOBOX_LIST = 114
 A list of items that is shown by combobox.
const unsigned long ROLE_COMBOBOX_OPTION = 115
 A item of list that is shown by combobox;.
const unsigned long ROLE_IMAGE_MAP = 116
 An image map -- has child links representing the areas.
const unsigned long ROLE_OPTION = 117
 An option in a listbox.
const unsigned long ROLE_RICH_OPTION = 118
 A rich option in a listbox, it can have other widgets as children.
const unsigned long ROLE_LISTBOX = 119
 A list of options.
const unsigned long ROLE_FLAT_EQUATION = 120
 Represents a mathematical equation in the accessible name.
const unsigned long ROLE_GRID_CELL = 121
 Represents a cell within a grid.
const unsigned long ROLE_EMBEDDED_OBJECT = 122
 Represents an embedded object.
const unsigned long ROLE_LAST_ENTRY = 123
 It's not role actually.

Detailed Description

Defines cross platform (Gecko) roles.

Note:
- When adding a new role, be sure to also add it to nsRoleMap.h for each platform.

Member Data Documentation

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ACCEL_LABEL = 64

Represents a label control that has an accelerator.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ALERT = 8

Represents an alert or a condition that a user should be notified about.

Assistive Technologies typically respond to the role by reading the entire onscreen contents of containers advertising this role. Should be used for warning dialogs, etc. The role is used by xul:browsermessage, role="alert", xforms:message.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ANIMATION = 54

Represents an animation control, which contains content that changes over time, such as a control that displays a series of bitmap frames.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_APP_ROOT = 111

XXX: document this.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_APPLICATION = 14

Represents a main window for an application.

It is used for role="application". Also refer to ROLE_APP_ROOT

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ARROW = 65

Represents an arrow in one of the four cardinal directions.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_AUTOCOMPLETE = 100

A text entry having dialog or list containing items for insertion into an entry widget, for instance a list of words for completion of a text entry.

It is used for xul:textbox

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_BORDER = 19

Represents a window border.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_BUTTONDROPDOWN = 56

Represents a button that drops down a list of items.

Represents a button that drops down a grid.

It is used for xul:colorpicker.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_BUTTONMENU = 57

Represents a button that drops down a menu.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CALENDAR = 113

A calendar that allows the user to select a date.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CANVAS = 66

Represents a control that can be drawn into and is used to trap events.

It is used for html:canvas.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CAPTION = 103

A caption describing another object.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CARET = 7

Represents the system caret.

The role is supported for caret.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CELL = 29

Represents a cell within a table.

It is used for html:td, xul:tree cell and xul:listcell. Also, see ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CHARACTER = 32

Represents a cartoon-like graphic object, such as Microsoft Office Assistant, which is displayed to provide help to users of an application.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CHART = 17

Represents a graphical image used to represent data.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CHECK_MENU_ITEM = 67

Represents a menu item with a check box.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CHECKBUTTON = 44

Represents a check box control.

It is used for xul:checkbox, html:input="checkbox", role="checkbox", boolean xforms:input.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CHROME_WINDOW = 75

Frame role.

A top level window with a title bar, border, menu bar, etc. It is often used as the primary window for an application.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CLOCK = 61

Represents a control that displays time.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COLOR_CHOOSER = 68

Represents a specialized dialog that lets the user choose a color.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COLUMN = 27

Represents a column of cells within a table.

Also, see ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COLUMNHEADER = 25

Represents a column header, providing a visual label for a column in a table.

It is used for XUL tree column headers, html:th, role="colheader". Also refer to ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COMBOBOX = 46

Represents a combo box; an edit control with an associated list box that provides a set of predefined choices.

It is used for html:select, xul:menulist, role="combobox".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COMBOBOX_LIST = 114

A list of items that is shown by combobox.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_COMBOBOX_OPTION = 115

A item of list that is shown by combobox;.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_CURSOR = 6

Represents the system mouse pointer.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DATE_EDITOR = 69

Represents control whose purpose is to allow a user to edit a date.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DESKTOP_FRAME = 71

A desktop pane.

A pane that supports internal frames and iconified versions of those internal frames.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DESKTOP_ICON = 70

An iconified internal frame in an ROLE_DESKTOP_PANE.

Also refer to ROLE_INTERNAL_FRAME.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DIAGRAM = 53

Represents a graphical image used to diagram data.

It is used for svg:svg.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DIAL = 49

Represents a dial or knob whose purpose is to allow a user to set a value.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DIALOG = 18

Represents a dialog box or message box.

It is used for xul:dialog, role="dialog".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DIRECTORY_PANE = 72

A directory pane.

A pane that allows the user to navigate through and select the contents of a directory. May be used by a file chooser. Also refer to ROLE_FILE_CHOOSER.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DOCUMENT = 15

Represents a document window.

A document window is always contained within an application window. It is used for role="document".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DOCUMENT_FRAME = 104

A visual frame or container which contains a view of document content.

Document frames may occur within another Document instance, in which case the second document may be said to be embedded in the containing instance. HTML frames are often ROLE_DOCUMENT_FRAME. Either this object, or a singleton descendant, should implement the Document interface.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_DROPLIST = 47

Represents the calendar control.

It is used for date xforms:input.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_EDITBAR = 101

An editable text object in a toolbar.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_EMBEDDED_OBJECT = 122

Represents an embedded object.

It is used for html:object or html:embed.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ENTRY = 102

An control whose textual content may be entered or modified by the user.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_EQUATION = 55

Represents a mathematical equation.

It is used by MATHML, where there is a rich DOM subtree for an equation. Use ROLE_FLAT_EQUATION for

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_FILE_CHOOSER = 73

A file chooser.

A specialized dialog that displays the files in the directory and lets the user select a file, browse a different directory, or specify a filename. May use the directory pane to show the contents of a directory. Also refer to ROLE_DIRECTORY_PANE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_FLAT_EQUATION = 120

Represents a mathematical equation in the accessible name.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_FONT_CHOOSER = 74

A font chooser.

A font chooser is a component that lets the user pick various attributes for fonts.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_FOOTER = 97

Footer of a document page.

Also refer to ROLE_HEADER.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_FORM = 109

A container of form controls.

An example of the use of this role is to represent an html:form.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_GLASS_PANE = 76

A glass pane.

A pane that is guaranteed to be painted on top of all panes beneath it. Also refer to ROLE_ROOT_PANE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_GRAPHIC = 40

Represents a picture.

Is is used for xul:image, html:img.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_GRID_CELL = 121

Represents a cell within a grid.

It is used for role="gridcell". Unlike ROLE_CELL, it allows the calculation of the accessible name from subtree. Also, see ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_GRIP = 4

Represents a special mouse pointer, which allows a user to manipulate user interface elements such as windows.

For example, a user clicks and drags a sizing grip in the lower-right corner of a window to resize it.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_GROUPING = 20

Logically groups other objects.

There is not always a parent-child relationship between the grouping object and the objects it contains. It is used for html:textfield, xul:groupbox, role="group".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_HEADER = 96

Header of a document page.

Also refer to ROLE_FOOTER.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_HEADING = 105

Heading.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_HELPBALLOON = 31

Displays a Help topic in the form of a ToolTip or Help balloon.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_HOTKEYFIELD = 50

Represents a hot-key field that allows the user to enter a combination or sequence of keystrokes.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_HTML_CONTAINER = 77

A document container for HTML, whose children represent the document content.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ICON = 78

A small fixed size picture, typically used to decorate components.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_IMAGE_MAP = 116

An image map -- has child links representing the areas.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_IME = 110

An object which is used to allow input of characters not found on a keyboard, such as the input of Chinese characters on a Western keyboard.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_INDICATOR = 39

Represents an indicator, such as a pointer graphic, that points to the current item.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_INTERNAL_FRAME = 10

A sub-document (<frame> or <iframe>).

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_IPADDRESS = 63

Represents an edit control designed for an Internet Protocol (IP) address.

The edit control is divided into sections for the different parts of the IP address.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LABEL = 79

Presents an icon or short string in an interface.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LAST_ENTRY = 123

It's not role actually.

This constant is important to help ensure nsRoleMap's are synchronized.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LAYERED_PANE = 80

A layered pane.

A specialized pane that allows its children to be drawn in layers, providing a form of stacking order. This is usually the pane that holds the menu bar as well as the pane that contains most of the visual components in a window. Also refer to ROLE_GLASS_PANE and ROLE_ROOT_PANE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LINK = 30
const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LIST = 33

Represents a list box, allowing the user to select one or more items.

It is used for xul:listbox, html:select, role="list". See also ROLE_LIST_ITEM.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LISTBOX = 119

A list of options.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_LISTITEM = 34

Represents an item in a list.

See also ROLE_LIST.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_MENUBAR = 2

Represents the menu bar (positioned beneath the title bar of a window) from which menus are selected by the user.

The role is used by xul:menubar or role="menubar".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_MENUITEM = 12

Represents a menu item, which is an entry in a menu that a user can choose to carry out a command, select an option.

It is used for xul:menuitem, role="menuitem".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_MENUPOPUP = 11

Represents a menu, which presents a list of options from which the user can make a selection to perform an action.

It is used for role="menu".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_NOTHING = 0

Used when accessible hans't strong defined role.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_OPTION = 117

An option in a listbox.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_OPTION_PANE = 81

A specialized pane whose primary use is inside a dialog.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_OUTLINE = 35

Represents an outline or tree structure, such as a tree view control, that displays a hierarchical list and allows the user to expand and collapse branches.

Is is used for role="tree".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_OUTLINEITEM = 36

Represents an item in an outline or tree structure.

It is used for role="treeitem".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PAGE = 106

An object representing a page of document content.

It is used in documents which are accessed by the user on a page by page basis.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PAGETAB = 37

Represents a page tab, it is a child of a page tab list.

It is used for xul:tab, role="treeitem". Also refer to ROLE_PAGETABLIST.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PAGETABLIST = 60

Represents a container of page tab controls.

Is it used for xul:tabs, DHTML: role="tabs". Also refer to ROLE_PAGETAB.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PANE = 16

Represents a pane within a frame or document window.

Users can navigate between panes and within the contents of the current pane, but cannot navigate between items in different panes. Thus, panes represent a level of grouping lower than frame windows or documents, but above individual controls. It is used for the first child of a <frame> or <iframe>.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PARAGRAPH = 98

A paragraph of text.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PARENT_MENUITEM = 112

Represents a menu item, which is an entry in a menu that a user can choose to display another menu.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PASSWORD_TEXT = 82

A text object uses for passwords, or other places where the text content is not shown visibly to the user.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_POPUP_MENU = 83

A temporary window that is usually used to offer the user a list of choices, and then hides when the user selects one of those choices.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PROGRESSBAR = 48

Represents a progress bar, dynamically showing the user the percent complete of an operation in progress.

It is used for xul:progressmeter, role="progressbar".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PROPERTYPAGE = 38

Represents a property sheet.

It is used for xul:tabpanel, role="tabpanel".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_PUSHBUTTON = 43

Represents a push button control.

It is used for xul:button, html:button, role="button", xforms:trigger, xforms:submit.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_RADIO_MENU_ITEM = 84

A radio button that is a menu item.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_RADIOBUTTON = 45

Represents an option button, also called a radio button.

It is one of a group of mutually exclusive options. All objects sharing a single parent that have this attribute are assumed to be part of single mutually exclusive group. It is used for xul:radio, html:input="radio", role="radio".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_REDUNDANT_OBJECT = 108

An object which is redundant with another object in the accessible hierarchy.

ATs typically ignore objects with this role.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_RICH_OPTION = 118

A rich option in a listbox, it can have other widgets as children.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ROOT_PANE = 85

A root pane.

A specialized pane that has a glass pane and a layered pane as its children. Also refer to ROLE_GLASS_PANE and ROLE_LAYERED_PANE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ROW = 28

Represents a row of cells within a table.

Also, see ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_ROWHEADER = 26

Represents a row header, which provides a visual label for a table row.

It is used for role="rowheader". Also, see ROLE_TABLE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_RULER = 99

A ruler such as those used in word processors.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SCROLL_PANE = 86

A scroll pane.

An object that allows a user to incrementally view a large amount of information. Its children can include scroll bars and a viewport. Also refer to ROLE_VIEW_PORT.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SCROLLBAR = 3

Represents a vertical or horizontal scroll bar, which is part of the client area or used in a control.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SECTION = 107

A container of document content.

An example of the use of this role is to represent an html:div.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SEPARATOR = 21

Used to visually divide a space into two regions, such as a separator menu item or a bar that divides split panes within a window.

It is used for xul:separator, html:hr, role="separator".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SLIDER = 51

Represents a slider, which allows the user to adjust a setting in given increments between minimum and maximum values.

It is used by xul:scale, role="slider", xforms:range.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SOUND = 5

Represents a system sound, which is associated with various system events.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SPINBUTTON = 52

Represents a spin box, which is a control that allows the user to increment or decrement the value displayed in a separate "buddy" control associated with the spin box.

It is used for xul:spinbuttons.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SPLIT_PANE = 87

A split pane.

A specialized panel that presents two other panels at the same time. Between the two panels is a divider the user can manipulate to make one panel larger and the other panel smaller.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_SPLITBUTTON = 62

Represents a button on a toolbar that has a drop-down list icon directly adjacent to the button.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_STATICTEXT = 41

Represents read-only text, such as labels for other controls or instructions in a dialog box.

Static text cannot be modified or selected. Is is used for xul:label, xul:description, html:label, role="label", or xforms:output.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_STATUSBAR = 23

Represents a status bar, which is an area at the bottom of a window that displays information about the current operation, state of the application, or selected object.

The status bar has multiple fields, which display different kinds of information. It is used for xul:statusbar.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TABLE = 24

Represents a table that contains rows and columns of cells, and optionally, row headers and column headers.

It is used for html:table, role="grid". Also refer to the following roles: ROLE_COLUMNHEADER, ROLE_ROWHEADER, ROLE_COLUMN, ROLE_ROW, ROLE_CELL.

The header for a column of a table.

XXX: it looks this role is dupe of ROLE_COLUMNHEADER.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TABLE_ROW_HEADER = 89

The header for a row of a table.

XXX: it looks this role is dupe of ROLE_ROWHEADER

A menu item used to tear off and reattach its menu.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TERMINAL = 91

Represents an accessible terminal.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TEXT_CONTAINER = 92

Collection of objects that constitute a logical text entity.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TEXT_LEAF = 42

Represents selectable text that allows edits or is designated read-only.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TITLEBAR = 1

Represents a title or caption bar for a window.

It is used by MSAA only, supported automatically by MS Windows.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TOGGLE_BUTTON = 93

A toggle button.

A specialized push button that can be checked or unchecked, but does not provide a separate indicator for the current state.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TOOLBAR = 22

Represents a toolbar, which is a grouping of controls (push buttons or toggle buttons) that provides easy access to frequently used features.

It is used for xul:toolbar, role="toolbar".

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TOOLTIP = 13

Represents a ToolTip that provides helpful hints.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_TREE_TABLE = 94

Representas a control that is capable of expanding and collapsing rows as well as showing multiple columns of data.

XXX: it looks like this role is dupe of ROLE_OUTLINE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_VIEWPORT = 95

A viewport.

An object usually used in a scroll pane. It represents the portion of the entire data that the user can see. As the user manipulates the scroll bars, the contents of the viewport can change. Also refer to ROLE_SCROLL_PANE.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_WHITESPACE = 59

Represents blank space between other objects.

const unsigned long nsIAccessibleRole::ROLE_WINDOW = 9

Represents the window frame, which contains child objects such as a title bar, client, and other objects contained in a window.

The role is supported automatically by MS Windows.


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