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Re: dropdown requirements?


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jan 31, 2017 12:36PM

On 31/01/2017 16:46, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> Hi-
> I am wondering if there are any requirements regarding dropdowns? Should you be able to arrow through controls, tab, or both?

Clarifying that there's no *requirement* (in the WCAG sense)
specifically around dropdowns, but that the usual WCAG SCs apply (e.g.
2.1.1 being able to use it with a keyboard).

While ARIA gives a suggested pattern for how it should be behave, what
roles it should have, etc, there is no stringent requirement to follow
that one exactly. It's only one possible technique that satisfies WCAG SCs.

Patrick H. Lauke

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