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Re: VoiceOver getting 'stuck'


From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Jan 24, 2020 9:53AM

No, the IOS platforms have no sense of interacting with a group of items to view the underlying content. Sometimes one will find a IOS item that has subitems like links that are not reachable because VoiceOver clusters the links or buttons with the surrounding content. I certainly have seen this occur in the Starbucks IOS application.

> On Jan 23, 2020, at 6:07 PM, Murphy, Sean < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Question, does this occur on the iPad or iPhone as well?
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> I have seen several other cases of this especially when VoiceOver is set to "Group" mode in the web panel of VoiceOver Utility. It seems to be the sound of VO indicating that it has changed interaction levels, but goes on for several seconds. Recently, it even occurs with "Reader" mode, and in the Apple News Application. I have not seen anybody complain about this issue in the Macintosh blindness malinger lists I am on though.
> I wonder if AppleVis lists this as one of its current bugs.
> BTW, is it just a single character SuperScript, or a group of words where you are seeing this?
> Thanks,
> Jonathan
>> On Jan 22, 2020, at 2:01 PM, Shannon Urban < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've recently encountered a situation in which VoiceOver is set to
>> "Read All" but when it gets to superscripts on the page it starts
>> buzzing and essentially gets stuck - no other key commands will work.
>> Any ideas on what could be causing this?
>> >> >> archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
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