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Re: Aria and inline character password validation

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From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Jan 19, 2017 8:21AM


I would try a polite live region and see how that works. Generally screen readers do say something for every character typed. If you find the live region too noisy, then a JS solution that waits for no input for half a second and then updates the live region would help.


Best wishes,

Jonathan Cohn



> On Jan 19, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Pierre Hachey < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> Hi WebAIM list,
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> What are your thoughts?
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> Context:
> The input field for password has a real time character validation that shows the users via a dynamic tooltip, the strength of the password due to using symbols, lower and upper characters.
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> ‎Question:
> ‎As the user types a line on tooltip vertically increases to show strength of password (percentage change -week to strong), since this line keeps changing as the user types, what kind of "aria" should I add?
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> Would it be aria-live‎? Do I need javascript?
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> Thanks
> Pete
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> Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
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