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Re: Using has-poppup to affect touch UIs


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Dec 13, 2013 10:07AM

On 13/12/2013 09:54, Alastair Campbell wrote:
> I came across an interesting article from Microsoft about an approach they
> are taking, "Using aria-haspopup to simulate hover on touch-enabled
> devices":
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ie/jj152135%28v=vs.85%29.aspx
> At first glance has-popup appears to be a useful indicator that touch
> devices could use to trigger the hover-interaction first, and then a second
> tap activates the control. It would appear to work from that point of view,
> for things like menus which have on-hover states.

Not had a chance to test yet, but I wonder what happens in IE11/Win8.x
on touchscreen when a link/button that activates some form of
popup/dialog on click - yet still has aria-haspopup - rather than on
hover, is pressed...

Patrick H. Lauke
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