Synonyms: disabled, inactive, display mode, write-protected, read-only, display-only

See also: Element status

Control elements can be operated (standard) or disabled. Form fields can also be read-only or in display mode.

Note: Which specific status is possible for which control element is specified by the programming language used.

No.PropertyDescriptionClassificationReference
92ContrastIf the status difference is only conveyed visually with the use of color, a contrast ratio of at least 3:1 must be maintained between the different colors.MustEN 301 549:
9.1.4.1, 11.1.4.1
93ContrastRegardless of the status, a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 for text and 3:1 for the content of graphics must be maintained.

Note: Contrast requirements do not apply to disabled elements unless they provide information.

MustEN 301 549: 9.1.4.3, 11.1.4.3, 9.1.4.11, 11.1.4.11
No.PropertyDescriptionClassificationReference
94Use of the keyboardIn applications that do not support the virtual Cursor
9.2.1.1, 11.2.1.1, 9.1.3.1, 11.1.3.1
No.PropertyDescriptionClassificationReference
95StatusThe status of the control element must be communicated to the Accessibility API
9.4.1.2, 11.4.1.2, 11.5.2.5
96UpdateStatus updates must be communicated to the Accessibility API.MustEN 301 549:
9.4.1.2, 11.4.1.2, 11.5.2.15
97KontrastanpassungTo ensure that the status of the elements is also visible when using contrast adjustment

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