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Re: ARIA labelledby & adopted children?

From: Mitchell Evan <mtchllvn@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:58:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAK=xW6uOZbQ4nbQXQOgZQ-OK5MErP0tmrqW=2P7s_+Rfj3=RUA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Cooper <cooperad@bigpond.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Before we dive into accessible name calculations, please clarify... What
styles are being applied to the span, via the CSS classname ¨hidden¨ or
otherwise?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1:15 AM, Adam Cooper <cooperad@bigpond.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
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> recently, I encountered a technique for providing a name for a text
> control:
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> <input type="text" aria-labelledby="abc" />
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> <span class="hidden" id="abc" title="name"></span>
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> it works as follows:
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> Full support (quick navigation keys & tabbing)
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> -          JAWS 16 +IE11 & FF32
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> -          Voiceover +Safari 7.1
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> Partial support (quick navigation keys, but not tabbing)
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> -          NVDA 2014.3 + IE11 & FF32
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> No Support
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> -          JAWS 16/NVDA 2014.3 + GC38
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> The accessible name value for MSAA, UIA, & IA2 is empty … any thoughts as
> to how this might be working and not working in selected user agents?
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> Does aria-labelledby adopt a child?
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> Cheers,
>
> Adam
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Mitchell Evan
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