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Re: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:41:35 -0800
Message-ID: <BA93B2B2C77A44C29E44C17C32E4C031@WAMPAS>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Ah, got it fixed. Now it works in JAWS 12, 13, and 14 in IE 8 and 9, and using both JAWS 14 and NVDA in Firefox.
E.G http://whatsock.com/modules/aria_calendar_module/demo.htm

 I've updated the related projects on GitHub at
Standalone AccDC API: https://github.com/accdc/accdc
AccDC API for jQuery: https://github.com/accdc/accdc-jquery
Standalone AccDC Bootstrap: https://github.com/accdc/bootstrap
AccDC Bootstrap for jQuery: https://github.com/accdc/bootstrap-jquery

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Bryan Garaventa 
  To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org 
  Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:20 PM
  Subject: Re: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]


  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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