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Re: Navigating via Heading using Rotor on Native App


From: allyssa jessicon
Date: Nov 24, 2022 6:03AM


Yeah, when I swipe up/down, it doesn't go to that element (while on
Rotor navigation) but heading is identifying when using swipe
left/right navigation. I can only hear VO announcing ABC Heading (for
the main heading) for swipe up/down (on Rotor navigation). I
understand VO does not announce heading level at the moment.

Thanks thats, hope to see heading levels in the future!

I doubt, is it the label (heading) added along with the visual heading
without semantic? is that why VO not identifying other headings on
Rotor heading navigation?


On 11/24/22, Birkir R. Gunnarsson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> iOS 15 introduced a heading level attribute for Swift UI:
> https://developer.apple.com/documentation/swiftui/accessibilityheadinglevel
> but, truth be told, I don't even know if Voiceover supports it yet.
> On 11/23/22, glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> I tried a dozen different native iOS apps. Some from Apple and the rest
>> from others. When switching the rotor to heading navigation, none of them
>> would announce a count of the number of headings like you typically hear
>> on
>> a webpage. However, they all let me swipe up/down to navigate to each
>> heading. The Apple apps only had one heading at the top of the container.
>> I couldn't find any Apple apps with multiple headings. I tried Messages,
>> Weather, Clock, Mail, Phone, Contacts, Settings.
>> For third party apps, YouTube TV and Slack both have multiple headings and
>> I can swipe up/down to all of them. I still don't hear a count of them
>> and
>> since native iOS apps don't have heading levels (just the
>> UIAccessibilityTraitHeader attribute), it just says "heading" and not a
>> level number.
>> I've never seen an app with a heading that I couldn't navigate to.
>> When you say VO is "not identifying all the headings", what do you mean by
>> "identifying"? You can't swipe up/down to all of them? How do you know
>> if
>> one is being skipped? When you swipe left/right, do you hear "heading"
>> but
>> when you swipe up/down, it doesn't go to that element?
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 4:41 AM allyssa jessicon
>> wrote:
>>> "Hi everyone,
>>> Need your valuable thoughts on this.
>>> When I navigate on a native iOS App and activates the Rotor, VoiceOver
>>> is not identifying all the headings in the Roter for the particular
>>> screen. Though VO identifies some of the headings I am wondering why
>>> VO avoids some of the headings. VO identifies all the headings on
>>> swipe navigation.""
>>> Additionally, Does this fail WCAG in any way? "
>>> Regards,
>>> Alysa.
>>> >>> >>> >>> >>>
>> >> >> >> >>
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