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Re: Mapping of HTML select

From: Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2016 15:28:18 +0000
Message-ID: <CAFz-FYyP7=qVX_m5-9HG+r85zoZrjRA_iAAGOTn2eLt-a-eEQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>, Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs@igalia.com>
Cc: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
One quick note: on Android at least, even <select multiple> or <select
size=2> are implemented as pop-up menus rather than list boxes. For <select
multiple> the pop-up is like a scrolling list with checkboxes. So be sure
not to specify the role when it's actually up to the browser to decide how
to implement these controls and they might not be consistent on all
platforms.


On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:42 AM Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
wrote:

> Thanks Joanie!
>
> I checked and it works that way on FF/Mac OS X as well.
>
> On 2016-05-26 10:34 AM, Joanmarie Diggs wrote:
> > Hey Joseph.
> >
> > On 05/26/2016 10:13 AM, Joseph Scheuhammer wrote:
> >
> >> > Aside:  I cannot find any way in FF to popup the listbox using the
> >> > keyboard.  This is different from desktop comboboxes, but it may be
> >> > confined to FF.  With Safari and its use of a menu button, it is
> >> > possible to open the menu using the space bar.
> > At least in Linux, it's Alt+Down.
> >
> > --joanie
> >
>
>
> --
> ;;;;joseph.
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