Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 - October 2017

Name of Product:

Oracle SQL Developer Release 18.1

Product Description:

Oracle SQL Developer is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development and management of Oracle Database in both traditional and Cloud deployments. SQL Developer offers complete end-to-end development of your PL/SQL applications, a worksheet for running queries and scripts, a DBA console for managing the database, a reports interface, a complete data modeling solution, and a migration platform for moving your 3rd party databases to Oracle.

Date:

30-Apr-2018

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Notes:

Please access this link for Java Access Bridge details.

https://docs.oracle.com/database/sql-developer-18.1/RPTUG/sql-developer-guide-preface.htm#RPTUG46289

Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/index.html

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at https://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Section 508 as published in 2017, at https://www.Section508.govYes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

Supports
The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Supports with Exceptions
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Table 1 also documents conformance with:

  • Section 508: Chapter 5 - 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 - 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Alternative text is provided for the non-text content.
  • CAPTCHAs are not used.
  • Images that convey information are embedded within standard user interface components and have a meaningful AccessibleName and/or AccessibleDescription.
  • Data tables include a summary or caption, programmatically connected with the table as the AccessibleTable's AccessibleSummary.
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Tables are contained within a Table component, implement the AccessibleTable interface, provide an AccessibleSummary, and contain include row and column headers where appropriate.
  • Lists are contained within a List component.
  • User interface component labels are associated with the fields they are labeling via the LabelFor and LabeledBy relations
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Sequence is followed
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Does not rely on shape ,size etc
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight.
  • Information conveyed by color has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • Other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Text (and application) resizes up to 200% using the platform's built-in magnifier or zoom feature.
1.4.5 Images of Text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Images in the text are well handled to convey information in the text format.
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Keyboard functionality to access the objects are available
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Movement of focus through each control only using the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Time limits are not used.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Supports

This product was tested for

  • There is no moving, blinking, or scrolling content
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2Hz and 55 Hz
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Structure and hierarchy encoded via the Java accessibility API outside of repetitive navigation links.
2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

This product was tested for

  • The name of the software application is meaningful.
2.4.3 Focus Order(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence, as per the Appendix A Keyboard shortcuts, Mnemonics and other keyboard operations.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Links are not used in the product.
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

This product was tested for

  • Oracle non-web software products including bundles, suites of software do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline doesn't apply.
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content defined below them.
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field.
2.4.7 Focus Visible(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Properly set locale/language
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Properly set for locale/language for text passages that are in a different language than that of the software
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • When an element receives focus, it does not result in a substantial change to the user interface of the software, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a new window.
3.2.2 On Input(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Changes in the value of user interface components does not result in a substantial change to the user interface of the software, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a new window.
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • There are no navigational mechanisms that are repeated.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product.
3.3.1 Error Identification(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred.
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Instructions are provided during input.
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Error suggestions to rectify the issue are provided.
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Data can be reviewed,corrected and confirmed by user before they are finalized.
4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Markup languages aren't used to generate user interface.
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Event notification of changes to names, states, properties and values is available to assistive technologies

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2017 Section 508 Report

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
302.1 Without VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.2 With Limited VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.3 Without Perception of ColorNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.4 Without HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.5 With Limited HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.6 Without SpeechNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.7 With Limited ManipulationNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.8 With Limited Reach and StrengthNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning AbilitiesNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.

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Chapter 4: Hardware

These criteria are all Not Applicable because the product is not Hardware

Chapter 5: Software

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
501.1 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
 502 Interoperability with Assistive TechnologyHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility FeaturesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Does not disrupt platform accessibility features such as Sticky Keys, High Contrast and Large Fonts
 502.3 Accessibility ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.3.1 Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.2 Modification of Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.3 Row, Column, and HeadersNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.4 ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.5 Modification of ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.6 Label RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.7 Hierarchical RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.8 TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.9 Modification of TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.10 List of ActionsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.11 Actions on ObjectsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.12 Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.13 Modification of Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.14 Event NotificationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.4 Platform Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
 503 ApplicationsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.2 User PreferencesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Responds to platform settings for color, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor

 

503.3 Alternative User InterfacesNot ApplicableThe product does not have assistive technology features.
 503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio DescriptionHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.4.1 Caption ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
503.4.2 Audio Description ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
 504 Authoring ToolsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
504.2 Content Creation or EditingNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.2 PDF ExportNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.3 PromptsNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.4 TemplatesNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.

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Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
 602 Support DocumentationHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupports with Exceptions

In the product documentation, the User Guide currently provides information regarding our accessibility modes, and also other information for keyboard-only and screen reader users of SQL Developer. 

In addition, the Release Notes cite accessibility specific bugs(26868342,26868205,26865812,26865752), with workarounds where possible.

602.3 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support DocumentationNot Applicable

Documentation is provided in electronic formats.

 603 Support ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupportsOracle Global Customer Support can provide information about accessibility features of the product.
603.3 Accommodation of Communication NeedsSupportsOracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support or by calling Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. Hearing-impaired customers in the U.S. who wish to speak to an Oracle Support representative may use a telecommunications relay service (TRS). Information about the TRS is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of telephone numbers is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-directory. International hearing-impaired customers should use the TRS at +1.605.224.1837. An Oracle Support engineer will respond to technical issues according to the standard service request process.

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Oracle Legal Disclaimer

The information above describes this product's ability to support the applicableStandards/Guidelines, subject to Oracle's interpretation of those standards(available at http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/oracle-accessibility-program-173235.html) and the remarks in this document. For more information regarding the accessibility status of this product or other Oracle products, see http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

This document is provided for information purposes only and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. Oracle Corporation does not warrant that this document is error free, nor does it provide any other warranties or conditions, whether expressed orally or implied in law, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Oracle Corporation specifically disclaims any liability with respect to this document and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. Oracle further makes no representation concerning the ability of assistive technologies or other products to interoperate with Oracle products. This document addresses the named product(s) only and not prerequisite products for which Oracle supplies restricted use licenses.