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Re: Lang attributes not being respected by VoiceOver in select options?


From: glen walker
Date: Apr 20, 2022 5:14PM

Hmm, interesting. I have the languages installed in my Voiceover settings
but none of them are used *except* for Chinese. I *do* hear the last
option in the select announced in Chinese. Not sure why just that one is

But I hear the same ignoring of the language with the option element with
JAWS and NVDA too, but all the languages are ignored, including Chinese.

I tried setting the language on the <select> element as well as the <label>
element. The label itself could be read in another language but when I
displayed the dropdown list, it switched back to English.

I'm not aware of a workaround. Just confirming your results, sorry.