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Re: Examples for Implementing Accessible Hide/Show Panels

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From: Thad C
Date: Apr 26, 2015 8:11AM


Question answered. Thanks!

On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 9:10 PM, Thad C < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Greetings Group,
>
> I am looking for examples of accessible hide/show panels. The following
> Open Ajax Alliance examples seem to illustrate the functionality I am
> looking for:
>
> http://www.oaa-accessibility.org/examplep/hideshow1/
>
> In this example a user activates the "Hide Topic 1" button, the associated
> panel is shown, focus goes to the associated panel however the content
> inside *is not* read by assistive technology
>
> However if a user activates the "Hide Topic 2" button, the associated
> panel is shown, focus goes to the associated panel and the content inside*
> is* read by assistive technology. This is the behavior I would like to
> emulate. Can anyone give me a technical explanation of why the "Hide Topic
> 2" scenario reads the content inside the panel and the "Hide Topic 1" does
> not?
>
> If anyone has other example of this functionality it would be greatly
> appreciated as well
>
> Thanks for your help
>