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Re: role status


From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Jul 29, 2013 10:37AM

Hi Michael, it looks like that example is optimized for OS X Safari. The error message is not working correctly in Firefox.

What you can do to test status is modify my live demo here, http://pauljadam.com/demos/aria-alert-validation.html, and change the role=alert to role=status. It worked in FF/NVDA when I tested it by making changes with Firebug.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist

On Jul 29, 2013, at 4:45 AM, Michael Vogt < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello Paul.
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Paul J. Adam < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Status sounds fine to me, there's an example in the 2nd link I sent. Though I would use a method that works for JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver. It's pretty simple.
> I just had a look at your sample page for status at
> http://cookiecrook.com/test/aria/HandsOn/6_HandsOn_AriaAdvanced/accessible/accessible.htm
> I don't hear the text that is added to status, neither with Firefox
> nor IE10, nor JAWS or NVDA. Is there a special setting needed for the
> Screen Readers to make it work?
> Thanks,
> Michael
> > >