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Data table

The data table React Carbon component has been tested against the latest W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level A and AA success criteria and violations have been identified as high priority issues. This document will be updated when these accessibility issues are resolved.

Accessibility considerations

  1. The data table headers accurately describe the data contained in the rows and columns.
  2. If the data table has a labels it should be clear and concise.
  3. If the data table has a caption or description, aria-describedby should be set on the table element with a value referring to the element containing the description.


Accessibility testing

Automated, manual and screen reader accessibility verification test has been performed on the data table React Carbon component. WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA success criteria issues have been identified and the list of open accessibility violations is available in the Carbon Component GitHub repository.

Automated test

Automated test environment
- macOS Mojave version 10.14.2 with VoiceOver
- Chrome version 77.0.3865.90
- Dynamic Assessment Plugin (DAP) version - IBM Accessibility WCAG 2.1 Sept. 2019 Ruleset
- Carbon React version 7.7.1
DAP test:
- Violations