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Re: why is everything "clickable" in NVDA

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From: Beranek, Nicholas
Date: May 25, 2017 1:36PM


I’ve noticed the accessible state being revealed as “clickable” when there is an “on click” JavaScript event handler on the BODY element. You may also have an element relying on device-dependent handlers such as a mouse click to operate the control without having the proper accessible role associated with the control.

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Nick Beranek
Digital Accessibility Team

On 5/25/17, 3:27 PM, "WebAIM-Forum on behalf of Jeremy Echols" < <EMAIL REMOVED> on behalf of <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

I can't speak to your setup of course, but when I've used it with Firefox I have had a fair amount of success.

Can you share the site you're testing? It may be that things are mislabeled (role="button" and similar issues).

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Hello,
I am an NVDA newbie. I am trying to evaluate a web application where I work. Why is it that NVDA (using Chrome) says "clickable" in front of everything it reads whether it is an actionable item (such as a link) or not? It's driving me crazy.



Angela French
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Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
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