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Re: keyboard accessibility while screen reader on

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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Nov 26, 2015 3:47AM


the person contacted me offlist and provided access to the problem UI.

The issue was caused by a focusable button element with aria-hidden=true on
it

<button aria-hidden="true">x</button>

Once that it was removed JAWS worked as expected.

Refer to 4th Rule of ARIA
http://w3c.github.io/aria-in-html/#fourth


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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>;

On 19 November 2015 at 22:10, Jennison Mark Asuncion <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Like Steve, I would also like more details. However, my gut is saying
> that the screen reading software is not passing the Enter key to the
> application, possibly because the screen reader is in a mode where the
> Enter key is not meant to function at all.
>
> Jennison
> > > > >