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RE: Updated Menu Button Examples for APG

From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 19:14:43 +0000
To: "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CY1PR0301MB19796676AAAFEA54DD15ADFA98AC0@CY1PR0301MB1979.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
I'd recommend setting focus to the first role=menuitem element after the menu button is activated. Otherwise it sounds like nothing has occurred to a non-sighted screen reader user.

Also this comes into play for touch device users, where if focus is automatically set, it is possible to then swipe Left/Right on iOS for example to navigate between the menu items, but if focus is left on the button, you have to manually hunt for where the menu is located on the screen.

I'd also recommend adding a submenu example.

All the best,

-----Original Message-----
From: Gunderson, Jon R [mailto:jongund@illinois.edu] 
Sent: Sunday, February 14, 2016 2:26 PM
To: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Subject: Updated Menu Button Examples for APG

This example uses a button element as the menu button and demonstrates a menu of ³actions²:

This example uses a a element as the menu button and demonstrates a menu of ³links²:

Any comments about the operation, markup or the descriptions is welcome.

Received on Monday, 15 February 2016 19:15:16 UTC

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