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Re: Accessible combobox components

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From: Sean Curtis
Date: Feb 20, 2017 8:38PM


Thanks Bryan, I hadn't seen that. I've modified my code and VO does read
out an activedescendant, but only when you focus the field, not when the
value changes. It only announces it in Chrome too. Safari (and Safari Tech
Preview) do not announce it at all.

Cheers,

Sean

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 1:53 PM, Bryan Garaventa <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> Please review the following article which explains all of the ARIA 1.0 and
> 1.1 differences that you will need to be aware of.
> https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/blog/differences-aria-1-0-1-1-
> changes-rolecombobox/
>
>
>
> Bryan Garaventa
> Accessibility Fellow
> SSB BART Group, Inc.
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
> 415.624.2709 (o)
> www.SSBBartGroup.com
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Sean Curtis
> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2017 6:34 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: [WebAIM] Accessible combobox components
>
> I've been looking around for examples of accessible combobox components
> but none really work the way I'd expect. I've created a reduced test case (
> http://codepen.io/seancurtis/full/GrVJPK/) using the code example from
> the W3C page (https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/roles#combobox), but
> VoiceOver doesn't communicate the selection of values when using
> aria-activedescendant. Does anyone have any better examples of this pattern?
>
> Note: the content of the input shouldn't change as the selection moves.
> This is the unwanted behaviour I see in most other examples of combobox
> components (eg. http://oaa-accessibility.org/examplep/combobox2/)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sean Curtis
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> > > > > >