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RE: Ignore HTML elements in mobile devices

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:32:49 +0000
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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> How does VoiceOver  decide the "flick right to go to the next element"
> order?

FYI The tab key on an external keyboard will move between input fields and will follow the tabindex order in Safari on iOS.

Jonathan

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick H. Lauke [mailto:redux@splintered.co.uk] 
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 10:25 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Ignore HTML elements in mobile devices

On 08/09/2014 15:16, deborah.kaplan@suberic.net wrote:
> How does VoiceOver  decide the "flick right to go to the next element"
> order?

Source order, I believe.

> I would have assumed it used tabindex.

 From what I remember testing a few months ago, VoiceOver/Safari (and other WebView browsers) and Talkback/Chrome completely ignore tabindex (for instance setting a specific tabindex > 0 order for elements has no effect in these situations).

P
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