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


From: Maxability Accessibility for all
Date: Sep 14, 2015 3:50AM

I second Jonathan asking to have a visual label. Web accessibility just
does not mean for those who use screen readers or voice recognition
software. Many other individuals such as cognitive difficulties and more
for people without disability also benefit with visual labels. On the other
hand 3.3.2 Labels and Instructions ask to have them.
Make sens?

Thanks & Regards

On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 11:08 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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.
> Deborah
> 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.
>> > > > >