Code samples for resolving common programmatic accessibility issues in Windows desktop apps

Many commonly-used UI frameworks for building Windows desktop apps support the design and implementation of programmatically accessible UI. They enable assistive technologies such as screen readers to access the UI and deliver an efficient experience for the customer. While the principles of accessibility are not affected by the type of framework used to build the app UI, the code written to address accessibility issues is specific to the type of framework. These code samples show steps which can help resolve many common programmatic accessibility issues in Windows desktop apps.

Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Windows

These code samples are referenced directly by Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Windows. Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Windows can help to spotlight many accessibility issues in UI, and guide you to the relevant UI framework-specific code sample here which can help you resolve the issue.

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Developing apps for accessibility