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Re: Scrolling Agree to Terms Screen


From: Isabel Holdsworth
Date: Sep 20, 2018 6:52AM

Thanks Patrick. That's how it used to work, but we've been told to
change it so that's what we need to do.

I just need to find an accessible way to accomplish it.

Cheers, Isabel

On 20/09/2018, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> i'd hazard a guess that it's not legally enforceable / has no actual legal
> weight either way. it's the legal department not understanding technology...
> i'd make the div scroll automagically on focus of the agree button and being
> done with it, after explaining to them that AT users can read the entire
> thing without scrolling and there's no way to detect it. and it has the same
> legal weight (not much) as those "i have read and agree to the Ts&Cs"
> checkboxes.
> p
>> On 20 Sep 2018, at 14:48, Isabel Holdsworth < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We have an "Agree to terms" screen, where the "I agree" button is
>> disabled until users have scrolled to the end of the terms and
>> conditions. This scenario is non-negotiable for legal reasons.
>> One of my colleagues created a prototype that has the T&Cs in a
>> scrollable div with tabindex="0". It works great using a keyboard, but
>> screenreaders don't know what the component is or how to interact with
>> it.
>> I made it work quite well by adding contentEditable="true" to the div.
>> But, again for legal reasons, this approach won't get past our change
>> board even if we use JavaScript to disable editing.
>> Have any of you created an accessible component that has this
>> functionality? If so, how did you do it? And if not, do you have any
>> thoughts on how to go about it?
>> As always, thanks for any advice or ideas.
>> Cheers, Isabel
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