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Re: Implicit labels

From: Paul J. Adam <paul.adam@deque.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:16:48 -0500
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FD677143-43D4-49C1-AFD7-23116E88A111@deque.com>
To: "Balusani, Shirisha" <sirib@uillinois.edu>
I would say that’s outdated information. I don’t know of any screen readers that don’t support wrapped labels. 

Maybe there’s a bug with Dragon but it should be fixed if so. 

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist 

> On Aug 22, 2016, at 11:05 AM, Balusani, Shirisha <sirib@uillinois.edu> wrote:
> To be more clear:
> The HTML and XHTML specifications allow both implicit and explicit labels. However, some assistive technologies do not correctly handle implicit labels (for example, <label>First name <input type="text" name="firstname"></label>).
> Is that still true or is it outdated information?
> _____________________________________________
> From: Balusani, Shirisha 
> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2016 10:58 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org <mailto:w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Implicit labels
> Is implicit labelling is supported by all screen readers in all browsers?
> Do we have to use for and id along with the implicit labels to make sure that the element tied to label is read by all AT users?
> Thanks
> Siri
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