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From: Don Mauck
Date: Jul 23, 2020 3:16PM
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Thank you for this.
Don Mauck | Senior Accessibility Evangelist | Accessibility Program Office | (APO)
From: Brandon Keith Biggs < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:57 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Using ARIA grids
Their grid allows both table key command navigation as well as cursor navigation through the cells. I believe their table also scrolls.
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On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 1:49 PM Don Mauck < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> We have developers who for reasons such as continuous scrolling from
> the bottom using ARIA Grid controls since apparently tables do not
> allow for automatic scrolling. So, are there ways to use grids using
> table commands in the same way?
> Currently Grids don't even show up as any of the JAWS form elements
> and you can only use cursor keys within the Grid. This really limits
> the JAWS user from having any kind of pleasant experience with these
> grids. Are there ways to make these grids more usable to a screen
> reader? Especially since ARIA-Grid is out there and has several table
> attributes. Thank in advance for reading and maybe giving this some thought.
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