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Re: Aria Sliders on Mobile


From: Greg Jellin
Date: Nov 22, 2019 8:39AM

Thanks Detlev,

This component does work with both Talkback and VO by basically allowing
the user to double tap the range input min/max buttons to manipulate the
slider position. This is a great fallback for AT users on mobile.

That said, it is not a true slider (role=slider). Can we confirm that
the role=slider is still not supported by VO/Talkback?


On 11/22/2019 7:30 AM, Detlev Fischer wrote:
> Sorry, hit ENTER accidentally before finishing mail!
> This is the slider example (Patrick Lauke) you may want to look at:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/working-examples/providing-single-point-control-slider/
> Am 22.11.2019 um 14:36 schrieb Greg Jellin:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm investigating the use of sliders (role=slider), with the
>> intention of finding a slider that also works with VoiceOver/iOS and
>> Talkback/Android. I've read some old Webaim threads that indicate the
>> slider role is not well supported by VO or Talkback. Does anyone know
>> if anything has changed or can point me to a working slider?
>> I've tested several "accessible" sliders and none function as
>> expected/desired. The following were tested:
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/examples/slider/slider-1.html
>> https://dequeuniversity.com/library/aria/custom-controls/sf-slider-multirange
>> https://codepen.io/davidchin/full/GpNvqw
>> Thanks,
>> Greg
>> >> >> >> >