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Re: [External]search-submit button -- required or not


From: Wright, Eric [USA]
Date: Apr 27, 2016 9:04AM

Hi Lucy,

Just my two cents: it depends on what you mean by "no label." If the magnifying glass has no on-screen label, but has an accessible name and the correct role, a Dragon user should be able to access it by saying "click [name]" or "click [role]."

Just like in the last example, the big issue is discoverability. But that's why it helps to make your labels intuitive, pronounceable and terse.

If there's no programmatic label, period, then the Dragon user's best bet is guessing at the element type (i.e., "click image") or sending keystrokes to focus on it/activate it.


Eric Wright
Lead Technologist
Booz Allen Hamilton
Mobile (802) 310-9138

From: WebAIM-Forum [ <EMAIL REMOVED> ] on behalf of Lucy Greco [ <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:28 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [External] Re: [WebAIM] search-submit button -- required or not

what is every ones take on the appearing more and more often the icon
font of a magnifying glass with no label i am thinking it is not good for
dragon as well

Lucia Greco
Web Accessibility Evangelist
IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration
University of California, Berkeley
(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
Follow me on twitter @accessaces

On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:17 AM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Thanks, all, for this thorough and helpful discussion.
> I appreciate the range of thoughts and experiences everyone has shared.
> Best,
> Jennifer
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