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Re: ARIA Described By not working?


From: Paul.Adam@dars.state.tx.us
Date: May 20, 2011 8:54AM

Interesting, tried it out with FF4 and JAWS12 and they both work. Tried it in Chrome on XP and only aria-labelledby works. I've done research on iOS ARIA support and found that aria-labelled by works with iOS but not aria-described by.

Of course it was useless in IE7.

Paul Adam
Accessibility Specialist
Center for Policy and Innovation

-----Original Message-----
From: Donald Evans [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:06 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] ARIA Described By not working?

Consider the following code:
The aria-labelledby works fine. The aria-describedby does not? Using FF
4.01 and JAWS 11.
Any suggestions?

<span id="my_desc">Aria Labelled By</span><button
<span id="my_desc">Aria Described By</span><button

Donald F. Evans,
Making Websites Accessible
Senior Accessibility Architect
Deque Systems
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