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

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From: Jim Allan
Date: Oct 3, 2017 9:59AM


​A code example or a site we can review would be useful and give us
something to test with.

Jim​

On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Subramanian, Poornima (PCL) <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Léonie Watson [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:20 PM
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> Poornima (PCL) < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> 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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