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mathml in nested div with role=button not read by Jaws


From: Mike Warner
Date: Sep 15, 2020 11:44AM

Hi all,

I've been banging my head on this for a few days, but am not making much
progress. In our online courses, we have review questions after some of
the more difficult assignments, These questions are multiple choice, with
each choice being a div with role=button. With that role, JAWS doesn't
read the math, but reads the rest of the text just fine. When I remove
that role, the math is read as expected. I tried using an
aria-role=switch, but that also made Jaws not read the math. Anyone else
come across this? I'd really like to leave the entire answer choice div
clickable for a good user experience.

The following link will take you into a demo course with just this

Thanks all! This is driving me batty!


Mike Warner
Director of IT Services
MindEdge, Inc.