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Re: Talkback and horizontal scroll

From: Jim <jhomme1028@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2015 06:54:02 -0400
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9E727F4B-5421-4D61-9B98-FA90F74725EF@gmail.com>
To: Madhavi Herle <Madhavi_Herle@infosys.com>
I feel that swiping to the right to see if there is more material is so natural for a screen reader user that this would not be a problem. 


> On May 25, 2015, at 8:49 PM, Madhavi Herle <Madhavi_Herle@infosys.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am testing a mobile app which has social media and other image links (about 8 links) towards the end of the screen.
> These items are in layed out in one line and has a horizontal scroll.
> When the page loads for the first time, this slightly animates to let the users know that there are more items that can be scrolled to.
> The last visible item on-screen is chopped, which is another way to tell the users that there are more items and that they can scroll.
> Visually I don't see a problem. However I noticed that when I choose to read from top option, TalkBack reads only the visible items on screen. When I swipe from left to right one element after another, all the hidden items receive focus.
> Is this a TalkBack limitation. How can we let screen reader users know that there are more items to the right and they need to scroll to access?
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Madhavi.
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