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Re: Form Problem

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:11:58 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <B9A375EE.15F46%andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>

He browse button is available but not on the first pass.  In my experience,
the screen reader reads the first focusable item in the <input type="file">
element.  When you are in forms mode and you tab forward, you get the edit
field that is part of the input.  Tab beyond it and then tab backward and
the screen reader reads the browse button.  After locating a file, tab
backward more and then tab forward into the input element and you can verify
the path of the selected file.  Fun, right?


On 9/9/02 5:30 PM, "Hy Cohen" <hy@miplet.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm hoping you will be able to assist me. We are trying to allow the
> uploading of images to our site through a form.  The problem is, the
> "brows" button will not read through my screen reader.  Here is the
> code:
> <input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE"  value="50000">
> <label for="logo">Logo of Organization or Activity (50kb  max.):</label>
> <input type="file" name="logo" id="logo">
> Any ideas?
> Thanks!
> Warmly,
> Hy
> --------------------------------
> Hy Cohen and Guide Dog, "Layla",
> hy@miplet.com

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