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Re: form select dropdown - label, title or aria?


From: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net
Date: Sep 11, 2015 11:38AM

Though sadly, Dragon 14, which was just released, appears to be entirely skin changes, with no new functionality in the engine. It mostly seems to be a release to enable portability and inter-version compatibility, as well as Windows 10 improvements. If they are working on improving recognition and web interoperability, they're not talking about it publicly.

Nuance has a somewhat impenetrable public relations field, so I'm not sure if we can get past it to find out the details.

To be fair, the improvements they've made in aria support a couple of versions ago (from none at all to some) are a pretty major improvement from the point of view of an end-user, so I will come my blessings.


On Thu, 10 Sep 2015, James Nurthen wrote:

> Dragon 13 supports aria-label for some field types (checkboxes, radio
> buttons, links, buttons) but does not seem to support it on Inputs and
> Selects. It does support aria-labelledby on these types though. Hopefully
> Nuance will fix this oversight soon.