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Re: Safari Voice Over: Empty Groups


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Aug 18, 2021 7:50PM

Can you give specific examples of pages/parts where Voiceover does this?
Sounds like a bug to me.

On 8/18/21, Michael H < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hello,
> In an effort to improve Voice Over on macOS, we have been adding
> role="none" to elements where voice over will read "empty group".
> Is this the best way to make it so Safari doesn't read "empty group" for
> DOM that has children?
> Is this a VO bug on macOS?
> I find it strange, and slightly frustrating, that we have to add
> role="none" to everything just to make voice over not say "empty group".
> I was hoping someone could shed some light on why VO does this, and if it's
> a bug or a feature? Why would someone care to know that the element they
> are on is an empty group?
> Thanks!
> > > > >

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