Synonyms: Footer, status information
See also: Title bar
A status bar is used for the display of status information (see DIN EN ISO 9241-161: 8.40). The status bar can also contain control elements . The status bar is usually located at the lower border of the window . The use of a status bar within the application window is optional.
Only those requirements that are directly related to the status bar are described below. Requirements of elements within the status bar are described at the respective element.
|Use of the keyboard
|The control elements of the status bar must be operable with the keyboard (see following table on use of the keyboard).
|EN 301 549: 188.8.131.52
|The click area of the control elements in the status bar should total at least 24 x 24 px (see Use of the pointing device
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|Navigating to the status bar
|Navigation from the status bar
|Navigating within the status bar
|The status bar role must be communicated to the Accessibility API (see Accessibility API
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