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Re: JAWS 17 bug?

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From: Sailesh Panchang
Date: Jul 26, 2016 11:50AM


JAWS support for aria-label is broken for links too since JAWS 16. I
had written to FS about it in Dec-2015
Test page:
http://www.deque.com/blog/text-links-practices-screen-readers/
Sailesh

On 7/26/16, Léonie Watson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 26/07/2016 14:53, Moore,Michael (Accessibility) (HHSC) wrote:
>> I have noticed on my system that JAWS 17.0.2417 appears to have a defect
>> where when aria-labelledby points to more than one label only one label is
>> read. For example aria-labelledby="labelID1 labelID2" will result in only
>> labelID1 being read. This is the case for FF current release and for IE11.
>>
>
> Very quick back/packet test suggests that Jaws 17 announces both labels
> in Firefox 47, and neither label in IE11 (it seems that Jaws isn't
> announcing anything associated by aria-labelledby in IE11).
>
> <label id="a">Label A</label>
> <label id="b">Label B</label>
> ...
> <input type="text" aria-labelledby="a b">
>
>
> HTH.
> Léonie.
>
>
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