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Re: jQuery Calendar Control


From: Don Mauck
Date: Apr 30, 2013 3:48PM

While I can enter a date, it really isn't labeled correctly. You certainly can see the date, but we here date but the format is only noted by slashes. I'm glad I can look at it with a Braille display that made it easy. I think you need to have month, day and year clearly defined.
-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Gamble [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:29 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] jQuery Calendar Control

Hello All,
I've created a form that has a field for inputting a date of birth. I'm using the jQuery Datepicker, set to open when an icon to the right of the box is clicked. Otherwise a mask is used to restrict the formatting of the date to "mm/DD/yyyy".

Here is a jsFiddle link: http://jsfiddle.net/GregS/YUWMc/embedded/result/

Anyway, my question is .. does the mask or Datepicker inhibit those using a screen reader? Does it help? Is it even viewable?

Greg Gamble
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