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Re: Opinions on Custom Select Menu Behavior


From: Vincent Young
Date: Oct 27, 2011 6:45PM

You're right. Not sure, why I thought they were using ARIA. Better
I'm trying to come up with an ARIA solution that will work today. Just
want to make sure users are OK with the disconnect. If I am using the
combobox role for the select menu it is notified as combobox, but in
Safari/VoiceOver the native select is notified as a menu. Have you or
anyone run into any issues with this? Thanks.

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> The Filament Group custom select menu has an actual <select> menu that
> is interacted with. This means that the behavior will be typical for
> the browser it is presented in. There's no need to pick or program
> behavior that is specific to one browser or assistive technology.
> Jared Smith
> WebAIM.org