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Re: dropdown requirements?

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From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Jan 31, 2017 11:38AM


> Folks can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe for a dropdown you'd want to use the behavior described in the ARIA menu button pattern https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/#menubutton

I'd also add on mobile such as with iOS VoiceOver won't be able to send up and down arrows through to the page-- so for drop downs on mobile you will need to consider making it work without relying on specific keycodes for the arrows.

Jonathan

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Folks can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe for a dropdown you'd want to use the behavior described in the ARIA menu button pattern https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/#menubutton

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> Hi-
> I am wondering if there are any requirements regarding dropdowns?
> Should you be able to arrow through controls, tab, or both?
> Thanks.
> Anne
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