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Re: Disabled Controls and WCAG Contrast

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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Nov 21, 2011 9:45AM


If native controls are disabled using standard means, the disable dstate
information is conveyed via the accessibility API. For custom controls
aria-disabled=true can be used to convey the saem information.

regards
stevef

On 21 November 2011 16:31, Lucy Greco < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> If the link is disabled how does the screen reader know that. Have you
> coded it in a way ware the screen reader does not speak it if not you need
> to somehow let everyone know it is disabled. Forget the standers and think
> about usability first. If I hit this with my screen reader I would try and
> activate it innless you use some method to let me know otherwise.
>
> Lucy Greco
> Assistive Technology Specialist
> Disabled Student's Program UC Berkeley
> (510) 643-7591
> http://attlc.berkeley.edu
> http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:
> <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Donald Evans
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2011 8:26 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Disabled Controls and WCAG Contrast
>
> I did see that, but the grayed out content does indicate disabled to the
> sighted user. So wasn't sure it was decoration?
>
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 11:24 AM, Andrew Kirkpatrick < <EMAIL REMOVED>
> >wrote:
>
> > No - see 1.4.3:
> >
> > " Incidental: Text or images of text that are part of an inactive user
> > interface component, that are pure decoration, that are not visible to
> > anyone, or that are part of a picture that contains significant other
> > visual content, have no contrast requirement."
> >
> > Thanks,
> > AWK
> >
> > Andrew Kirkpatrick
> > Group Product Manager, Accessibility
> > Adobe Systems
> >
> > <EMAIL REMOVED>
> > http://twitter.com/awkawk
> > http://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:
> > <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Donald Evans
> > Sent: Monday, November 21, 2011 11:22 AM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List
> > Subject: [WebAIM] Disabled Controls and WCAG Contrast
> >
> > Do disabled controls (grayed out to indicate disabled) have to meet
> > WCAG SC 1.4.3?
> >
> > --
> > Donald F. Evans,
> > Making Websites Accessible
> > Senior Accessibility Architect
> > Deque Systems
> > Email: <EMAIL REMOVED>
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> >
> > <http://www.deque.com>;
> >