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Re: [External Sender] Menu functionality


From: Mark Magennis
Date: Jan 4, 2019 3:15AM

Focus will only be placed on the first menu item if you programmatically place it there. It is equally valid from a UI perspective to leave focus on the menu button.

But in both cases, Brian's other point, that the aria-haspopup value implies the appearance of the menu, is still valid. Except that it's more correct to say that it implies the appearance of "something that may be a menu" because there is a general lack of support among browser/screen reader combinations for the various explanatory values of aria-haspopup - aria-haspopup="menu", aria-haspopup="dialog", etc.


Mark Magennis
Skillsoft | mobile: +353 87 60 60 162
Accessibility Specialist

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] [External Sender] Menu functionality

Kakarla, it's kind of a moot point, since when the menu opens focus will be
placed on the first menu item (proving the menu's "expansion"). Since the
anchor has aria-haspopup, the eventual appearance of the menu is implied.

On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 6:32 AM Kakarla Meharoon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Hi,
> I have menu with some list of items, i am using anchor tag as a button by
> using role="button" and aria-haspopup="true" and aria-expanded="true/false"
> (updating dynamically). But JAWS is not identifying it is expanded or
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*Brian Lovely*
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