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Re: Accessible Calendar

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From: Bryan Garaventa
Date: Feb 21, 2017 9:29AM


It depends on what type of table you are implementing. The following resource provides instructions for doing all of these variations.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/tutorials/tables/

This is asuming that you are making a static data table and not an interactive construct navigable using the arrow keys however.


Bryan Garaventa
Accessibility Fellow
SSB BART Group, Inc.
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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Mike Barlow
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:36 AM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible Calendar

But wouldn't scope indicate day of week at least (unless there was screen reader markers in each day cell to indicate day of week, and ideally month) otherwise navigating with a screen reader would simply indicate the day.

On Feb 20, 2017 4:13 PM, "Jonathan Cohn" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> But a month table really does not have any row headers to use unless
> you want to have week numbers. So I don't know what the complaint
> about scope would be.
>
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Jonathan Cohn
>
>
>
> > On Feb 20, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Mike Barlow < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> > Oh I agree as a date picker I really like Bikir's. Problem is, the
> > client (a Gov't Office) wants a month/week/day view that they can
> > use for scheduling, but our/their 508 person keeps telling us that
> > the month/week view isn't compliant because the tables don't have
> > scoping/etc. And if we can find something that works I'd much prefer
> > that than to go about and
> try
> > redoing the fullcalendar.io month/week views.
> >
> >
> > *Mike Barlow*
> > Web Application Developer
> > Web Accessibility/Section 508 SME
> >
> > Lancaster, Pa 17601
> > Office: 732.835-7557
> > Cell: 732.682.8226
> > e-mail: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:28 AM, JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> >> As stated, A11Y doesn't apply to every widget out there. That's why
> >> we have WCAG.
> >>
> >> I tested the calendar that Birkir suggested on computers and mobile
> >> devices. As a screen reader user, I was quite impressed. Even iOS
> >> 10
> that
> >> has had issues with some ARIA attributes, performed quite well with it.
> Why
> >> recreate the wheels if you have a solution that works right out of
> >> the
> box?
> >>
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