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Re: Info widgets with role="dialog"


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Jan 21, 2015 2:33PM

Yes, this is true.
Putting the dialog in a div separate from all othe content on the page
and using aria-hidden on that content when dialog pops ups is a bit of
a workaround and does not always work as expected.
Ultimately, we are hoping the html5 <dialog> tag will accessibly
emerge from the depths of the browser implementation phase, and
deligate the majority of the implementation complexities to the

On 1/21/15, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> making sure rest of content is
> hidden
> That's easier said then done because some dialogs appear inline and setting
> aria -hidden to true on the page but then aria-hidden false on the dialog is
> not supported by browsers- then all content is hidden. I suppose some
> query selected could be used to apply it to all other elements in the page
> but that is overkill
> Jonathan
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Jan 21, 2015, at 4:13 PM, Birkir R. Gunnarsson
>> < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> making sure rest of content is
>> hidden
> > > >

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