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Re: Changes to Visual ARIA now live

From: Srinivasu Chakravarthula <lists@srinivasu.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:28:34 +0530
Message-ID: <CAFHrfbxS9dRKRd7gdJ55AMJLPiKAi4kTcnk0W0uo00zkn9YLjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Bryan - good one. I have added this to my a11y resources page


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On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 7:01 AM, Bryan Garaventa <
bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Visual ARIA has been updated so that it works more interactively for those
> wishing to learn more about specific ARIA role usage. Those already using
> the public version of Visual ARIA will see these changes the next time it
> is loaded, otherwise it is available at
> http://whatsock.com/training/matrices/visual-aria.htm
> The offline copy of Visual ARIA has been updated with these changes as
> well, downloadable at
> https://github.com/accdc/csun-2016
> Specific changes:
> 1. The naming calculation will now recognize embedded CSS pseudo element
> content and add this according when displaying the naming calculation as
> you mouse over interactive widget roles. With one exception, it will not do
> so for the element that includes the actual role. This is intentional
> otherwise it would clobber Visual ARIA's ability to render this information
> using the same method via CSS pseudo elements. This should help a bit
> anyway.
> 2. You will now notice a new message when you start Visual ARIA, stating
> that you can "Hold down Ctrl+Shift then Left-click a role for more
> details". This means you can move the mouse over any of the Visual ARIA
> role tooltips then while holding down Ctrl and Shift on the keyboard, Left
> click the tooltip text to automatically open the relevant role section to
> learn more about that role and what it does.
> For those wishing to experiment with the naming calculation script itself,
> this has been broken out into a standalone function that does not prevent
> the top level element role from having CSS pseudo element content included
> within the naming calculation. This is included in the download at:
> https://github.com/accdc/w3c-alternative-text-computation
> Please let me know if you encounter any issues.
> All the best,
> Bryan
> Bryan Garaventa
> Accessibility Fellow
> SSB BART Group, Inc.
> bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com
> 415.624.2709 (o)
> www.SSBBartGroup.com
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