PEXA Accessibility  | Help Centre

PEXA Accessibility  | Help Centre
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PEXA Accessibility

The PEXA system is certified AA Web Content accessible compliant.

PEXA has received a ‘Statement of Accessibility’ from Vision Australia for conformance at level AA.


Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations for making web content more accessible. Following these guidelines will make content accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of these. Following these guidelines also makes our web content more usable to users in general.

Accessibility - Keyboard Navigation

The following information is a guide on how to navigate PEXA using a keyboard.

Page Navigation

Tab navigation for page elements is from top to bottom, left to right. Standard keyboard navigation applies, e.g.

(tab) navigates forward

(shift + tab) navigates backwards

(enter) is used for selection 


Left Navigation and Slider

(tab) to navigate through the menu items

(tab) to focus on and off the navigation slider

(left arrow) to hide the left navigation

(right arrow) to show the left navigation

Drop Down menus

(tab) to focus on and off

up and down arrows to navigate through the menu items


Data Grid navigation

(tab) navigates through the header elements in the grid

(enter) opens a filter menu in focus

(tab) navigates through the elements in the filter menu

(esc) closes the filter menu

(enter) to open or close a selected row


Modal Window

(enter) on any link or button to open the modal

(tab) to navigate through the elements in the modal

(esc) or enter on the close button to exit the modal


Multiple select

(down arrow) opens the popup

(down arrow) highlights next item

(up arrow) highlights previous item

(home) selects first item in the list

(end) selects last item in the list

(enter) selects highlighted item

(esc) closes the popup

(backspace) removes selected item


Single Select

(tab) to focus on and off

(down arrow) selects next item

(up arrow) selects previous item

(alt + down) arrow opens the select list



(tab) to focus on and open the tooltip

(tab) to focus off and close the tooltip



(tab) to focus on the calendar

(alt + down arrow) opens the popup

(alt + up arrow) closes the popup

(esc) closes the popup

(left arrow) highlights previous day

(right arrow) highlights next day

(up arrow) highlights same day from the previous week

(down arrow) highlights same day from the next week

(ctrl + left arrow) navigates to previous month

(ctrl + right arrow) navigates to next month

(ctrl + up arrow) navigates to previous view

(ctrl + down arrow) navigates to next view

(ctrl + left arrow) navigates to previous month

(home) highlights first day of the month

(end) highlights last day of the month

(enter) if in "month" view selects the highlighted day. In other views, navigates to a lower view