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RE: Virtual Buffer Refresh

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:14:11 -0400
Message-ID: <896b50b0674290d9b9cb4d2ac0e50a5c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Davies <GDavies@jackhenry.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Does anyone have a way of refreshing the virtual buffer through either
ARIA tags, or javascript.  I can force a refresh

Use of aria-live regions or certain roles that are implicit live regions
should work with ARIA supported assistive technologies and browsers.
Freedom Scientific also produced a tech support notice many years ago that
listed many possible techniques.

Some of the techniques are listed on webAccessibility.com and include
changing values in hidden input fields, removing and adding nodes in the
DOM, and changing attributes on elements.

https://www.webaccessibility.com/best_practices.php?best_practice_id=968

Adding and removing nodes in the DOM is likely the best method.

Jonathan

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Davies [mailto:GDavies@jackhenry.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 2:56 PM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Virtual Buffer Refresh

Everyone,

Does anyone have a way of refreshing the virtual buffer through either
ARIA tags, or javascript.  I can force a refresh from the keyboard and
that clears up the problem  but I have not been able to force a refresh
through code.  I have tried aria-live but that solution is only partially
successful.  Thank you in advance.

Greg Davies
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