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Re: jQuery Calendar Control

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From: Angela French
Date: Apr 30, 2013 4:09PM


Lucy, do you think it would be bothersome to have the datepicker automatically launched upon tabbing into the date field? We are trying to decide which way works best for everybody.

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>That worked well no problem that time it does not cause any access problems
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>Lucia Greco
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>The example is a very plain input field with no labeling or anything else ... it's
>just a test of the mask and the Datepicker.
>Patrick and Don ... yes, what you see is the default mask. Here is an updated
>example with a label.
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>http://jsfiddle.net/YUWMc/8/embedded/result/
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>Greg
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>Similar experience to Lucy. However, in Firefox I get a little __/__/____
>indicator on the field (before entering Forms Mode). Is that the mask? ...
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>Patrick
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>At 02:28 PM 4/30/2013, Greg Gamble wrote:
>>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
>>SBCTC - Olympia | Information Services
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