Google is making several improvements to accessibility features in Google Docs. Some enhancements you’ll notice are:
- Improvements in how screen readers verbalize content, including for non-text information like comments and suggestions.
- Improvements in how Braille displays render content, including symbols, emojis, and other glyphs.
- Improved support for navigating through elements such as tables, headers, and footers.
- Improved caret tracking.
These improvements will make it easier for users of assistive technologies to work in Google Docs.
Admins: There is no admin action required for this feature.
End users: These improvements will be automatically available to end users. Visit the Help Center to learn more about accessibility for Docs editors.
- Rapid Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 3, 2020
- Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 26, 2020
- Available to all Google Workspace customers and users with personal Google Accounts