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aria-selected attribute (aria)

Support level: partial (13/36)

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Indicates the current "selected" state of various widgets. See related aria-checked and aria-pressed.

Expectations

Expectations are conditions that must be met for the feature to be considered as "supported". Only "MUST" expectations need to be met for minimal "support". "SHOULD" and "MAY" expectations indicates support that goes above and beyond. Note that there is not an explicit standard that dictates these expectations, and as such, they are likely opinionated. As such, a feature might not meet all "MUST" expectations but still be usable (potentially frustratingly so). Additionally, the assistive technology may provide many different commands to read, navigate, or otherwise interact with a feature. Only one command is required to pass for the expectation to be minimally supported.

Summary of support by expectation type

MUSTSHOULDMAY
partial (13/36)

Summary of support by expectation and assistive technology

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingJAWSNarratorNVDATalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
MUST convey undefined value by indicating that the element is not selectablenot applicablepartial (2/3)supportednonesupportedsupportedsupported
MUST convey false value by indicating that the element can be selectednot applicablenonenonesupportednonenonenone
MUST convey true value by indicating that the element is currently selectednot applicablepartial (1/3)supportednonesupportednonenone
MUST convey changes to aria-selected valuenot applicablenonesupportedpartial (1/2)partialnonenone

The screen reader MUST convey undefined value by indicating that the element is not selectable

ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromenone
JAWSInternet Explorersupported
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromenone
NVDAFirefox (desktop)none
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)supported
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)supported

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
test namehas support
ARIA gridcell role with aria-selectedpartial (13/36)

The screen reader MUST convey false value by indicating that the element can be selected

ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromenone
JAWSInternet Explorernone
JAWSFirefox (desktop)none
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)none

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
test namehas support
ARIA gridcell role with aria-selectedpartial (13/36)

The screen reader MUST convey true value by indicating that the element is currently selected

ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorernone
JAWSFirefox (desktop)none
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromenone
NVDAFirefox (desktop)none
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)none

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
test namehas support
ARIA gridcell role with aria-selectedpartial (13/36)

The screen reader MUST convey changes to aria-selected value

ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromenone
JAWSInternet Explorernone
JAWSFirefox (desktop)none
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)none
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)partial
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)none

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
test namehas support
ARIA gridcell role with aria-selectedpartial (13/36)