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Re: VO and Table


From: allyssa jessicon
Date: Feb 15, 2022 6:39AM

Thanks for your response.
As you said, with Vo + arrow keys VoiceOver behaves similar to that of
Windows. My question here is that are there any differences b/w the two (VO
and non-VO in Windows) while interacting with a table and data. if so, why
isn't Layout table is not detected by VO on MAC as non_VO SR does.


On Tue, Feb 15, 2022 at 6:42 PM Jonathan Cohn < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello,
> In group mode, the Mac will clump regions, articles, lists , and radio
> groups into an area that needs to be interacted with. Facebook for example
> will give a label to its articles that is something like "Joe Smith posted"
> and a help tag of the text that Joe posted. In Group Macintosh mode, All
> one will hear when navigating to the article is "Joe Smith posted," and if
> you hit the VO next button, it will go to the next posting.
> You asked specifically about tables. Tables are a bit more confusing in
> both group and dot mode pressing down the VO modifier with an arrow key
> will move in that direction including navigating within tables. However if
> QuickNav is turned on then left and right keys will act like NVDA/JAWS
> up/down keys (in non table mode) and up/down keys will do the rotor
> behavior. This could be navigate by word, character, Heading, form field,
> or "Navigation". If the rotor is set to "Navigation" then VOiceOver should
> read down a column of a table with the up/down arrow keys.
> When tabbing around a web page, generally, the Mac will behave quite
> closely to the windows computer once the changes to tabbing have been
> implemented within the Safari settings. (by default links are not
> considered tab stops).
> It is more important to give grouping elements a understandable label when
> working device that will be supported since when in grouping mode, a
> VoiceOver user can easily skip all the content within that group,
> Best wishes,
> Jonathan Cohn
> > On Feb 15, 2022, at 05:58, allyssa jessicon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
> >
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I would like to know if there are any differences when interacting with
> > VoiceOver on a MAC machine that is exclusive to VoiceOver in MAC with
> > either DOM or Group nav mod. additionally, what are the key differences
> b/w
> > DOM and group mode of nav?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Regards,
> > Allyssa.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > >