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From: JP Jamous
Date: Jan 30, 2017 3:27PM


Thank you Aaron. I want to keep it as the default for JAWS and NVDA. I did not test it with NVDA, but I will tomorrow.

It is weird, but I am sure that something is making the SR become stuck on one radio button in forms mode.

That's old markup though. We have more accessible markup in our pattern library. It won't stop me from making the page accessible, I just think it is interesting as to why it is locking the SR on one radio button.

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Aaron Cannon
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2017 2:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Radio Buttons Not Functioning

A couple things I might try: Can you look at the markup of one of the radio buttons that doesn't have focus? I'm just wondering if there is some JS that is setting the name when a radio button is focused or checked. Probably a longshot.

Is this happening in more than one browser?

Does anything happen differently if you turn off the virtual cursor mode with insert+z? Any difference with NVDA? Again these are longshots.

Luck.

Aaron

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> On Jan 30, 2017, at 14:23, JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> No it does not.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Bossley, Peter A.
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2017 2:14 PM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Radio Buttons Not Functioning
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> When you tab onto the radio group, does jaws properly report the number of options in the radio grouping and make the sound to indicate forms mode triggering?
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> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of JP Jamous
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> I am only auditing and this is a nasty dynamic page. I have N amount of time or it would expire on me.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Swift, Daniel P.
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2017 9:42 AM
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> I don't think this is the answer that you are looking for --- why not just remove the divs and style the input/labels as appropriate?
>
> *big grin*
>
> All the best,
> Dan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of JP Jamous
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2017 10:36 AM
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
> Subject: [WebAIM] Radio Buttons Not Functioning
>
> Folks,
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>
>
> 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.
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>
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> 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.
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>
>
> The only thing that popped up at me was separate div tags. Here is how the structure is in the DOM.
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> <div>
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> <input type="radio" id="radio1" name="offer" />
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> </div>
>
> <div>
>
> <label for="radio1">
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> 1 year plan
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> </label>
>
> </div>
>
>
>
> <div>
>
> <input type="radio" id="radio2" name="offer" />
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> </div>
>
> <div>
>
> <label for="radio2">
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> 2 year plan
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> </label>
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> </div>
>
>
>
>
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> 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.
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>
>
> What are your thoughts?
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