Applies to

Windows and controls that inherit from DragObject


A description of the control and/or its purpose for use by accessibility tools such as readers for visually impaired users. You do not need to supply a description if the AccessibleName and AccessibleRole properties adequately describe the control, as in the case of a button with the label OK. You should provide a description for a picture or report control.


In a painter

On the Other page in the Properties view, type a description in the AccessibleDescription text box.

In a script

The Accessible Description property takes a string value. The following statement sets the AccessibleDescription property for a command button in a Window:

cb_1.accessibledescription = "Deletes selected text"