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Re: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:20:38 -0800
Message-ID: <4E65DA0BBBD3487F8FBAE41E74AD3B35@WAMPAS>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Have you noticed that JAWS 14 has apparently broken role=dialog support?

I noticed this on the date picker demo you mentioned at
http://wet-boew.github.com/wet-boew/demos/datepicker/datepicker-eng.html 

  It worked in JAWS 12 and 13 in IE, but no longer in 14.

  I've been having the same trouble with my own date picker at
  http://whatsock.com/modules/aria_calendar_module/demo.htm

  So this no longer matches NVDA behavior in FF as expected, and breaks keyboard accessibility for screen reader users even though it's keyboard accessible.


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Arch, Andrew 
  To: Roger Hudson 
  Cc: 'W3C WAI ig' 
  Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2013 4:47 PM
  Subject: RE: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]


  UNCLASSIFIED

   

  Hi Roger,

   

  Take a look at the CA Govt resources at:

           http://wet-boew.github.com/wet-boew/index-eng.html 

           http://wet-boew.github.com/wet-boew/demos/index-eng.html 

   

  And also see the Paciello Group work for the EU Aegis project:

           http://hanshillen.github.com/jqtest/#goto_datepicker 

   

  Cheers, Andrew

   

  UNCLASSIFIED

   

  From: Roger Hudson [mailto:rhudson@usability.com.au] 
  Sent: Sunday, 30 December 2012 9:48 AM
  To: 'W3C WAI ig'
  Subject: accessible date input

   

  Hi

   

  I am looking for an accessible way to input dates that allow the user to either enter the date via the keyboard in a text field or enter the date from an accessible datepicker calendar.

   

  This is to be used with a site using HTML 4.01 Strict  (i.e. not HTML 5).

   

  Anyone got any suggestions. 

   

  Thanks

  Roger

   

   

   




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