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Re: Issue with on-screen keypad in IOS


From: Sailesh Panchang
Date: Sep 18, 2015 7:55AM

Actually, there is a 'Next' button and a 'Done' button above the
keyboard even in 8.4 iOS.
In earlier versions I had not found these and had not looked again.
The Next button does move focus to the next form field and the button
is disabled when one is on the last form field and then only Done is
Thanks Cliff for making me look at this again. I had looked at for the
dismiss /next button in iOS7 as well as iOS 8.1 and, not having seen
them had not looked again!

On 9/18/15, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> iOS 9 on the iPhone appears to add a done button to the keyboard at top
> right for input fields on web pages in addition to the return button.
> The focus position however is still lost after tapping the done button
> Jonathan
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Sep 17, 2015, at 5:01 PM, Sailesh Panchang < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> wrote:
>> Subhash,
>> Sure this is an issue while filling out any form on a mobile platform
>> that I have always encountered as a screen reader user.
>> I am referring to forms with multiple text boxes one after another
>> including just a username and password field.
>> When the form has two or more fields, the application cannot guess
>> that one has finished entering data ... unless it is a standard
>> phone# or date field and such.
>> On an iPad one can dismiss the keyboard but not on an iPhone because
>> there is no dismiss keyboard key.
>> So when one dismisses the keyboard the focus should go back to the
>> field that had focus or the next focusable element.
>> Sailesh Panchang
>>> On 9/17/15, Paul J. Adam < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>> These are bugs with iOS VoiceOver. Please file a bug report with Apple.
>>> They
>>> fixed a few of mine recently. I filed one not fixed related to <select>
>>> controls not sending focus to the picker view when you expand the select
>>> on
>>> iPhone and when you close the picker the focus is not returned to the
>>> triggering element instead the focus is lost to the top of the page and
>>> the
>>> user would have to swipe all the way back to where they were.
>>> On iPad when you expand a select control the focus is trapped in the pop
>>> over view which is great, but the focus is still lost to the top of the
>>> page
>>> after dismissing the pop over.
>>> I've not looked into manually sending focus where you want it to go with
>>> JavaScript.
>>> Paul J. Adam
>>> Accessibility Evangelist
>>> www.deque.com
>>>> On Sep 17, 2015, at 1:24 AM, Subhash Chhetri < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi Accessibility Experts,
>>>> Today I'm stuck in one issue in IOS. - Actually I'm filling an html form
>>>> in IOS with Voice over, and I'm using on-screen keypad not the physical
>>>> one. So the problem I'm facing is that when I finish typing in any form
>>>> field and pressing Hide keyboard button located at the right end of
>>>> on-screen keypad, focus doesn't move directly to the edit field, it
>>>> remains anywhere in application.
>>>> This is so frustrating that I have to go back to the form fields either
>>>> by
>>>> flicking left/right on screen or by selecting forms via roter.
>>>> Is there anything I'm missing? Or it's a behavior of IOS.
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Best Regards,
>>>> Subhash Chhetri
>>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>
>>> >>> >>> >>> >> >> >> >> > > > > >