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Re: SVG Anchor links - Inaccessible on IE 11 browser?

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From: Subramanian, Poornima (PCL)
Date: Oct 3, 2017 9:37AM


Sorry for late return, yes an example is "seat selection deck in flight reservation". In the "seat selection", we have series of seats to select which need to be keyboard and screen reader accessible.

Here, the developer used SVG element to assign hyperlinks to each seat. They are accessible on Chrome browser with JAWS reader.

But they are NOT Keyboard and JAWS reader accessible on IE 11 browser. Is there any specific workaround for IE 11?

Please advise.

Thanks,
Poornima.

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] SVG Anchor links - Inaccessible on IE 11 browser?

Can you point to an example? Thanks.


On 28/09/2017 10:59, Subramanian, Poornima (PCL) wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> There is an interactive SVG element in a website, that includes multiple anchor links and used to make selections.
>
> When tested on Chrome browser, the SVG element is both keyboard and JAWS accessible.
>
> However on IE 11 browser, the same element is recognized as only the "graphic". It is NOT either keyboard or JAWS accessible.
>
> Is there any workaround to make the SVG anchor links accessible on IE 11 browser? Your thoughts, please?
>
> Thanks,
> Poornima.
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