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Re: Query on the MAC voice over


From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Jan 28, 2020 8:43PM

There are several ways to compose custom select boxes, and none is likely to be as accessible as the native HTML. I believe Mac's have historically had issues with the active-descendent attribute especially if the list used to indicate completions is at the end of the DOM instead of adjacent to the entry area.
So, without specifics it is hard to tell what could be at issue for you. Can you share a sample?

Best wishes,

Jonathan Cohn

> On Jan 27, 2020, at 11:13 PM, Ashwin Kumar V < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using Mac desktop with latest OS. I don't see any problem in selecting
> items in the list I can do that using up and down arrow.
> On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 11:27 AM, suman damera < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> i am kind of new to MAC and voice over(safari) testing. while performing
>> accessibility testing, i have got the below query
>> The options in the type ahead(typeahead is custom list with input
>> textbox) are not exposed to the voice over users while up and down arrow
>> keys are used. However, keyboard focus moves from one option to other
>> option while up and down arrow keys are used. Except voice over on MAC, all
>> the screen readers are exposing those options during arrow key navigation.
>> What could be the problem here why voice over on mac is not exposing those
>> options during arrow key navigation? To see the working example, open the
>> below Microsoft URL, navigate to the search button, , activate the search
>> element, type any character, and then use arrow keys
>> https://www.microsoft.com/en-in
>> Looking forward for your response.
>> >> >> >> >>
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> Ashwin Kumar V.
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