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From: Brian Lovely
Date: Aug 8, 2019 12:40PM


Angela,

Are we talking about code like this:

<input type="checkbox" aria-describedby="ptag" />
<p id="ptag">Hey you http://somesite.com<;/p>

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 2:26 PM ALAN SMITH < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Angela,
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> This is getting a little clearer.
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> It sounds like you are saying that the part of the sentence that is text
> under the image is announcing only the non-link text. The text that is the
> link is not announcing.
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> Is that correct?
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> I would say it is a violation of 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (which is a
> good catch all at times. Even labeling issues that are thought to be under
> 3.3.2 at times are actually 1.3.1’s).
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> Please read up on 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value.
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> This typically applies to main menus that do not announce that they have
> sub-menus or expand and collapse elements that do not announce that they do
> so or if they are collapsed or expanded.
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> Hope that help.s
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> Alan Smith
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> *From: *Davis, Angela (ITS) < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> *Sent: *Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:58 PM
> *To: *ALAN SMITH < <EMAIL REMOVED> >; <EMAIL REMOVED>
> *Subject: *RE: links in aria-describedby
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> Sure. I have a check box. When clicked it shows an image. The image has
> text under it that is also in an aria-describedby. The text contains a
> link. When the check box receives focus the screen reader does not tell me
> the text has a link in it. It reads the whole caption as plain text which
> is what it should do. My question is what wcag 2.0 standard would be
> violated if a user is not told a link is present?
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> This is an image. For more information visit *more information
> about this image.*
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> *From:* ALAN SMITH < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:42 PM
> *To:* Davis, Angela (ITS) < <EMAIL REMOVED> >; <EMAIL REMOVED>
> *Subject:* RE: links in aria-describedby
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> Angela,
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> Your question does not make sense. Can you be more specific and give a
> code example?
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> Alan Smith
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> *From: *Davis, Angela (ITS) < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> *Sent: *Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:10 PM
> *To: * <EMAIL REMOVED>
> *Subject: *links in aria-describedby
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> Hi,
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> If a link is in an aria-describedby what wcag 2.0 guide line would be
> violated? I’m thinking it would violate 4.1.2
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> Name, Role, Value Level A but I want to be sure.
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> Thank you,
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> *Angela Davis*
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> Information Technology Specialist 2
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> *NYS Office of Information Technology Services*
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> Citizen Services Cluster | Application Systems Engineering
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*Brian Lovely*
Capital One Digital Accessibility
804.389.1064

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