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Re: Types of Drop down and VoiceOver on a MAC


From: Vaibhav Saraf
Date: Feb 17, 2022 12:59AM

Hi Allyssa,

I understand that one of your requirement is regarding an accessible
autocomplete dropdown. I have incorporated the one discussed in the below
article and so far it has worked with all of the assistive technologies I
got the users on, including JAWS, NVDA, VO, Dragon, etc.



On Wed, 16 Feb 2022 at 21:12, allyssa jessicon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Hi folks,
> I wonder if there is an accessible dropdown which works for both Windows
> screen readers (JAWS, NVDA) and VoiceOver on a MAC. All of the dropdown,
> whether it is select only, with autocomplete etc. which I get my hands on
> to is not properly working with VoiceOver where it works just fine for JAWS
> and NVDA. An example which I can give would be, when expanding a dropdown
> list items VoiceOver announces nothing, and when I interact with the list
> items with QuickNav on then the focus goes out of the dropdown list.
> Anybody has any thoughts on this?
> Thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> Allyssa.
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