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Re: Hmmm, JAWS repeats link and button text

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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Sep 29, 2017 2:58AM


Hi mark, I cannot replicate the behaviour using JAWS 18 with Firefox 55

test case used: https://s.codepen.io/stevef/debug/aLwZjM



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SteveF
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On 29 September 2017 at 09:28, Mark Magennis < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> A conundrum. Using the code below, when JAWS reads the button, it first
> repeats the link text and the button text before reading the button label.
> Removing the tabindex prevents this. Anyone know why the tabindex has this
> effect? And what can be done to prevent it? Apart from removing the
> tabindex.
>
> <div tabindex="-1">
> <a href="www.google.com <http://www.google.com/>;">Go
> somewhere</a>
> <button aria-label="Press me"></button>
> </div>
>
> Thanks,
> Mark
>
> Mark Magennis | Accessibility Support Manager
> InterAccess.ie - Accessible UX
>
> > > > >