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Re: Mouse tracking and screen readers


From: _mallory
Date: Apr 21, 2016 9:41AM

On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 01:47:30PM +0000, Isaac, Joel P via WebAIM-Forum wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been noticing many screen readers including NVDA and VoiceOver include mouse tracking. If you're unfamiliar, this feature allows for text below the pointer to be read by the screen reader.
> Have any of you included screen reader with mouse tracking as part of your a11y testing?

I've done it recently with some SVG testing I was doing, since I
already had to check multiple ways of getting to the SVG or
asking for images on the page.

For general testing, I instead do this with ZoomText and then not
with NVDA etc.