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Re: Accessible and Mobile enabled Date Pickers

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From: Nancy Johnson
Date: Mar 29, 2012 11:43AM


Thank you both for sharing; I spent a long time testing with
platforms that I had available.

modules/aria_calendar_module/demo.htm...
This one was very good and worked on PC and my Android. Did not have
access to IOS. desktop nor mobile

1. I would like to see a close button, in case I change my mind, I can
get out of it without picking a date. I had to refresh the entire page
to get out of it.

There are inline styles that I can see only in firebug that are
associated with the aria roles... Can these move to the css with a
class as the font attribute is no longer supported in html5 and prefer
not to use inline styling.

Han's demo, http://hanshillen.github.com/jqtest/#goto_datepicker,
worked wonderfully on HTC Incredible 1 Android... However neither
the images were visible, nor was it keyboard accessible on Chrome,
Firefox, or IE8, pc platform.
I need it to work in all devices and platforms..

Thanks

Nancy

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 1:35 PM, ihenix < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've tested Han's demos on iOS and the date picker didn't test so well. See http://www.iheni.com/wai-aria-support-on-ios/
>
> One thing to remember is that ARIA support on mobile is not mature and as such not a fail safe solution. It's great to use to progressively enhance an already accessible page however.
>
> Using a standard drop down for users to select dates from would do the trick.
>
> Henny
>
> ---
> @iheni
> www.iheni.com
>
> On 28 Mar 2012, at 18:26, Stella Mudd < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
>> Bryan you are quick on that keyboard!