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Re: How to manage focus on touch screen devices when Screen Reader is on


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Nov 7, 2017 5:49AM

On 07/11/2017 11:49, Mohith BP wrote:
> Hi All,
> Please let me know how do we manage focus especially on forms in an
> interactive apps both on iOS and Android when the respective screen
> readers are on.
> Issue:
> 1. In a login form, double tapping opens the keypad and the focus will
> be on Username Field.
> 2. After keying the user name, when left to right swipe gesture is
> used screen reader focus does not go to the next logical element which
> is password.
> 3. The focus moves somewhere in the beginning of the app.

We'd need to see the actual (web) application in order to provide any
suggestion on what may be going wrong. Because otherwise, focus handling
should be the same on a touch device as on a traditional desktop device.

Patrick H. Lauke

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