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Re: how is list-style-type:none communicated to screenreader?

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From: Léonie Watson
Date: Oct 31, 2012 9:40AM


Jared Smith wrote:
"Thank you for the additional information... This behavior in JAWS is not
something I had previously realized. I just tested in VoiceOver and the
behavior is identical to JAWS."

It's a behaviour that can be problematic, because it effectively converts an
ordered list into an unordered list. The sequential semantics are entirely
lost to screen readers.


Léonie.


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Léonie-

Thank you for the additional information and for correcting my previous
statement. This behavior in JAWS is not something I had previously realized.
I just tested in VoiceOver and the behavior is identical to JAWS.

I'll add this to my list of the few instances where CSS affects screen
reader behavior.

Jared
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