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Re: [External Sender] Title Attribute Issue


From: Brian Lovely
Date: Aug 30, 2019 9:06AM

Support for the title element is spotty, so I do not recommend relying on
it. Better to use aria-describedby set to the ID of an element containing
the desired text. You don't have to call out the button for use of the
title element, but you can for missing instructions.

On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 10:58 AM Jim Homme < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm encountering a situation in which I see buttons NVDA reads the Title
> attribute for when I tab to them, but not when I arrow to them. The site
> uses the title attribute to explain more information when focus or hover is
> on the buttons. I feel that NVDA should read the Title attributes, since it
> drags focus to the buttons when the user arrows. I've read all sorts of
> negative stuff about using the Title attribute, but I feel that if this is
> an NvDA issue, I should not fail these buttons for having a Title
> attribute. They fail for not having descriptive names, but that is a
> different thing. Am I thinking correctly here?
> Thanks.
> Jim
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*Brian Lovely*
Capital One Digital Accessibility

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