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Re: firefox and jaws with aria


From: Wolfgang Berndorfer
Date: Dec 22, 2018 5:00AM

If aria-live ist set to "off" (default), the screen reader must not react on
changes in the live region:
Do I understand you right that jaws reacts on changes in firefox, although
aria-live is set to "off"?
Just tested a side with a live-region with no aria-live attribute =
aria-live="off" (since this is the default value).
Jaws 18 did not announce changes in Firefox 64.

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Betreff: [WebAIM] firefox and jaws with aria

I am a blind we developer learning angular. I have a slight problem with my
app. I just have a small app that I am playing around with right now to get
the feel of things, and I have a few angular components that I am navigating
through. I have the div around the content that is changing set to
aria-live="off" for now. I have noticed sometimes the changes are picked up
by Jaws, and sometimes I have to do an insert escape to refresh the screen
before Jaws will see the changes in firefox. Jaws and NVDA work better in
chrome. Is this a known Jaws/firefox issue? Is there something I'm doing
wrong? I'm kind of new at the whole aria thing. I know it's hard to diagnose
without seeing code, but not sure the best way to share so perhaps some
general pointers would be helpful. Sorry for the beginner question.