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Glyphicons and aria-label or alt=


From: Farough, David (CFP/PSC)
Date: Aug 14, 2020 8:07AM

Good morning;
I have been testing a single page app which uses glyphicons.
The application requires a user to answer several questions and provides a score at the end.
Possible values are low, medium Medium high and High.
A glyphicon appears before your score and aria-label was used to label it as "your score".
I noticed that Jaws was not speaking the label, so I suggested using alt="your score" instead.
This did not work either.
This does work with NVDA for both methods.
With Jaws this worked best using IE11.
Chrome and Firefox did not work.

Am I missing something, or is this a Jaws bug?

Thanks for any suggestions or information on how best to use Glyphicons accessibly.