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Re: ARIA Described By not working?

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From: Paul.Adam@dars.state.tx.us
Date: May 20, 2011 12:12PM


JAWS version 12.

Paul Adam
Accessibility Specialist
Center for Policy and Innovation
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-----Original Message-----
From: Donald Evans [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, May 20, 2011 10:01 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] ARIA Described By not working?

What version of JAWS are you using?

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:54 AM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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
> aria-labelledby="my_desc">submit</button>
> <span id="my_desc">Aria Described By</span><button
> aria-describedby="my_desc">submit</button>
>
>
> --
> Donald F. Evans,
> Making Websites Accessible
> Senior Accessibility Architect
> Deque Systems
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