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Re: Question on Drop-down with MAC VoiceOver


From: Ramshif .
Date: Mar 25, 2022 2:44AM

Hi Ramshif,

Since the drop down is not a customized one I would agree with Glen. However, I am confused with a Customized drop down with the behavior you mentioned as well as @Glen if it's a native drop down as you confirmed then how does the drop down which are available as an example in W3 and ARIA not having the same issue?


On Mar 25, 2022, at 11:12 AM, Ramshif . < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

Thanks for your response Glen.

Yes, I have both options turned on and I am using Safari browser.

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From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > on behalf of glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, March 25, 2022 12:36:19 AM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Question on Drop-down with MAC VoiceOver

Looks like you are using a native select/option element so whatever
behavior you are seeing should be native to the Mac.

Ignoring voiceover for the moment, do you have the option turned on to
allow the tab key to navigate to all elements? There's a general Mac
setting and a Safari setting (you didn't say which browser you were using).

The general setting is in system preferences > keyboard > shortcuts.
Select the "use keyboard navigation..." checkbox.
The Safari setting is in preferences > advanced. Select the "Press TAB to
highlight..." checkbox.

On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 11:47 AM Ramshif . < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello,
> This is to understand if below issue is a failure of WCAG?
> I have a drop-down (attached) when opened and by pressing Tab key keeps
> the focus to the drop-down (by closing the list) instead of going to the
> next interactive element. Is this a WCAG failure or an actual behavior of
> VoiceOver on MAC? I haven't seen this behavior with other drop-down which
> are present in w3c/ARIA pages.
> Thanks in advance.
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