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Re: Counters on textarea boxes

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From: Nancy Johnson
Date: Jun 30, 2014 8:11AM


Thanks, Can you send me the link?

On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Paul J. Adam < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> ARIA Live Regions are a good solution.
>
> The very last text box in this form, the message field, has a characters remaining countdown timer that switches from polite to assertive once the characters remaining hits the red zone.
> Accessible Mobile Forms & Error Validation with HTML5, WAI-ARIA, & jQuery +(mobile)
>
> Here's something with a lot more experimenting:
> aria-atomic & aria-relevant on aria-live regions
>
>
> Paul J. Adam
> Accessibility Evangelist
> www.deque.com
>
> On Jun 27, 2014, at 12:49 PM, Nancy Johnson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
>> How would a screen reader interact with a counter to indicate how many
>> characters the user has left when typing into a text area box?
>> Are there any that are accessible to the screen reader?
>>
>> Thanks
>> >> >> >
> > >