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Re: ARIA Combobox Update, Differences between ARIA 1.1 and 1.2 and Responsive Design Considerations.


From: Sonja Weckenmann
Date: Nov 6, 2022 5:22AM


Thanks for sharing this helpful article about the combobox pattern 1.2.

I would be very interested in more details about the lack of Voice Over
support for aria-activedescendant for the combobox with mobile devices.
Are you talking about touch or keyboard operation with mobile devices?
What exactly are the expectations if you mean using the widget with
touch gestures? Should double tap on the input, move focus to the first
list item (and announce that item)? Is that what you mean?

And regarding VoiceOver on macOS, am I right in assuming there are also
issues regarding screen reader support? Neither text input nor using the
arrow key to open the combobox makes the screen reader announce the
expanded state. What is more, when traversing options of the listbox
these options are not read out.
Can you or anyone confirm these results, as I am not a native screen
reader user?

Thanks a lot.
All the best,

Am 2022-10-25 00:52, schrieb Bryan Garaventa via WebAIM-Forum:
> In case it's of interest, the following article discusses the latest
> guidance for role=combobox and how it differs from the 1.1 design
> pattern.
> https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/aria-combobox-update-differences-between-11-12-design-bryan-garaventa/
> All the best,
> Bryan
> Bryan Garaventa
> Principal Accessibility Architect
> Level Access, Inc.
> 415.624.2709 (o)
> www.LevelAccess.com<;http://www.LevelAccess.com>;
> > > >