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Re: Radio Buttons Not Functioning

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From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Jan 30, 2017 9:53AM


If you are in forms mode, It is possible that if you change forms mode to
"semi-automatic" or "manual" in the insert-V options that the arrows will
behave differently. I haven't pinned down when it occurs, but sometimes
automatic forms mode causes issues.



Best Wishes,

Jonathan Cohn
On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 10:36 AM JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Folks,
>
>
>
> I have various radio buttons that populate dynamically, which is not an
> issue. However, if I go into forms mode, JAWS is unable to toggle between
> the radio buttons using arrow keys.
>
>
>
> 1. Proper HTML semantic is being used.
> 2. Input fields have the same unique name.
> 3. No tabindex on any of the radio buttons, leaving the browser to
> handle that.
>
>
>
> The only thing that popped up at me was separate div tags. Here is how the
> structure is in the DOM.
>
>
>
> <div>
>
> <input type="radio" id="radio1" name="offer" />
>
> </div>
>
> <div>
>
> <label for="radio1">
>
> 1 year plan
>
> </label>
>
> </div>
>
>
>
> <div>
>
> <input type="radio" id="radio2" name="offer" />
>
> </div>
>
> <div>
>
> <label for="radio2">
>
> 2 year plan
>
> </label>
>
> </div>
>
>
>
>
>
> My assumption is that the div tags are causing JAWS not to be able to
> toggle
> between the radio buttons via arrow keys. Although the input fields have
> the
> same name attribute, the div is identifying to JAWS that this is a
> different
> block of HTML. Therefore, the arrow key script is failing.
>
>
>
> What are your thoughts?
>
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