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Re: indicating a context menu

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:37:27 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTim7cV9p9GfXpyEOdDA6YFBYEJ4qbQaBZY7Mfdj_@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Schnabel, Stefan" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Hi Stefan,
what I have is a link that has a custom context menu.

> <a aria-haspopup="true">
>
> Here, aria-haspopup is superfluous for every <A> has a context menu (invoked with Shift+F10 in e.g. IE and FF)

is it superfluous? as there is no indication via accessibility APIs
that a standard link has a context menu.


regards
stevef

On 13 December 2010 16:27, Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>
> do you mean
>
> <span role="link">
>
> Here, I suppose, we need
>
> <span role="link" aria-haspopup="true">
>
> To indicate a (custom) context menu ..
>
>
>>>> how does one let users know that they have tu use a particular keystroke
>
> This could be e.g. an ARIA 2.0 extension, we call this "Tutor Messages". Could use an (to be invented) "aria-help" property for that or role extensibility.
>
>
> Or do you mean
>
> <a aria-haspopup="true">
>
> Here, aria-haspopup is superfluous for every <A> has a context menu (invoked with Shift+F10 in e.g. IE and FF)
>
> Regards
> Stefan
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wai-xtech-request@w3.org [mailto:wai-xtech-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Steve Faulkner
> Sent: Montag, 13. Dezember 2010 15:20
> To: W3C WAI-XTECH
> Subject: indicating a context menu
>
> What is the mest way to indicate the presence of a context menu on a
> link using ARIA?
>
> aria-haspopup seems inadequate for the task.
>
> how does one let users know that they have tu use a particular
> keystroke (http://dev.aol.com/dhtml_style_guide#popupmenu)
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG Europe
> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
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>



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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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