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

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:55:55 -0500
To: Matt King <a11ythinker@gmail.com>, "'Richard Schwerdtfeger'" <richschwer@gmail.com>
Cc: "'Bryan Garaventa'" <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>, "'Stefan Schnabel'" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>, "'Birkir Gunnarsson'" <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>, "'James Nurthen'" <james.nurthen@oracle.com>, public-aria@w3.org
Message-ID: <56B3748B.1060108@alum.mit.edu>
On 2016-02-03 8:54 PM, Matt King wrote:
> And, I would place a large bet that such a user has no idea that "..." means that a dialog will open.

The use of ellipsis has been a part of user interface guidelines for 
decades.  Here are links from Apple and Microsoft:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn742392.aspx#usingellipses
https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/mac/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/OSXHIGuidelines/TerminologyWording.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/20000957-CH15-SW3

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