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RE: Why is aria-expanded invalid with a checkbox?

From: Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 07:47:21 +0000
To: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
CC: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>, Birkir Gunnarsson <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>, James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>, "public-aria@w3.org" <public-aria@w3.org>
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Joseph,

>> Right, so instead of a check box, use a pair of buttons, instead, labelled "Reject ..." and "Accept ...".

Redesign is sometimes the unloved answer ... I have such discussions every day with User Interface Developers.

- Stefan


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From: Joseph Scheuhammer [mailto:clown@alum.mit.edu] 
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To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: Why is aria-expanded invalid with a checkbox?

On 2016-02-03 2:11 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> Ellipses are always a good indicator of a dialog box. I don’t recall seeing one on a checkbox. I could see one on a form submittal. I have seen them on pushbuttons.
>
> Rich

Right, so instead of a check box, use a pair of buttons, instead, 
labelled "Reject ..." and "Accept ...".

-- 
;;;;joseph.

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