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Re: Hmmm, JAWS repeats link and button text

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From: Mark Magennis
Date: Sep 29, 2017 3:10AM


You're right Steve. It's not a problem in FF or Chrome. Only in IE (I'm using IE11).

I remember reading somewhere about JAWS actually adding tabindex="-1" when using IE. This isn't the case here though. The tabindex is there from the start.

Mark

> On 29 Sep 2017, at 09:58, Steve Faulkner < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> 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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> Regards
>
> SteveF
> Current Standards Work @W3C
> <http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>;
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> On 29 September 2017 at 09:28, Mark Magennis < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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>> 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
>>
>> >> >> >> >>
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