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aria-pressed attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: unknown

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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Indicates the current "pressed" state of toggle buttons. See related aria-checked and aria-selected.

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey the "false" valueunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown
MUST convey the "true" valueunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown
MUST convey the "mixed" valueunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown
MUST convey the "undefined" valueunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown
MUST convey changes in stateunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
Not applicable

Expectation: convey the "false" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "false" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-pressed attribute testunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Expectation: convey the "true" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "true" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-pressed attribute testunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Expectation: convey the "mixed" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "mixed" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-pressed attribute testunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Expectation: convey the "undefined" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "undefined" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-pressed attribute testunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Expectation: convey changes in state

Rationale: The user needs to know that the state was successfully changed.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey changes in state'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-pressed attribute testunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown