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Re: search results not being announced

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From: Lovely, Brian (CONT)
Date: Jul 31, 2017 2:54PM


I think for aria-live to pick up a change, it has to be on an element that is part of the dom on load. So if you had a div that was part of the dom on load and it had aria-live on it, when you injected the search results table into that div it should read out.

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Hello,
I'm hoping someone out there in this helpful community and help us figure out why the search results are not being announced on this page<http://devapps.sbctc.edu/TechPrepV2/SearchArticulations>;. There are four form elements to create the query, but just using the Search button will bring back guaranteed results. However they aren't announced. We are trying both area-live="assertive" and aria-atomic="true" and still no announcement that there are results now displayed on the page.

Any guidance appreciated.



Angela French
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Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
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