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Re: How to report accessibility bugs to Mozilla / firefox Devs, or, am I going crazy?


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Apr 1, 2017 3:39AM

I think you're right actually. This is why e.g. aXe is not keyobard
accessible (I can't fire it up with a screenreader/keyboard only),
WebAIM are ifxing that, of course, but the problem is that with
Mozilla, if it is in a visible toolbar in Firefox, you should be able
to reach it via the keyboard.
I can get to the toolbars menu through the view menu, but I don't
think it is the same )alt -> v and select "toolbars").

On 3/31/17, Bossley, Peter A. < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Greetings,
> From the I can't believe I never noticed this before department, it appears
> as though in Firefox 52.0.2 32-bit on windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit it is not
> possible for a screen reader or keyboard reliant user to reach the toolbar
> buttons on the upper right of Firefox e.g. Bookmarks, Downloads, as well as
> any extention-added buttons in that space.
> I don't have any older versions around to test so not sure if this is a
> recent thing, but I'd like to report this if it isn't already a known issue.
> I've tried all the ways I could think to get there e.g. F6 / Tab, etc. You
> can reach the address bar, search bar, and site info buttons, but that's it.
> This seems like a pretty big oversight and I'm honestly surprised given that
> the FF folks have even started to make the developer tools accessible.
> Anyone have any insight? I almost feel like I have to be missing something
> obvious.
> Best,
> > > > >

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