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Re: Sliders and their expected behaviour


From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Feb 20, 2015 7:04AM

this may help
Slider (widget) design pattern



HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>;

On 20 February 2015 at 14:01, MEJ - Beth Sullivan <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello,
> For horizontal sliders visually using the left and right arrow keys makes
> sense for a keyboard user to change the values.
> For screen reader users, is the expectation that the left and right or up
> and down keys would work the same way?
> Screen reader users wouldn't necessarily know what the orientation of the
> slider is, it could be a volume slider like on Windows that visually
> displays vertically, or it could be to identify a range and marked up
> horizontally.
> What are AT users and testers experiences with these slider components?
> Thank you,
> Beth
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