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Screen reader support level: partial (27/60)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey an appropriate rolepartial (6/9)partial (2/3)partial (4/6)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)some partial supportsome partial support
MUST convey the position in set informationpartial (3/9)partial (2/3)partial (2/6)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)nonepartial (2/3)

Voice Control support by expectation

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

Expectation: convey an appropriate role

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know when they enter a list item.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey an appropriate role'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)some partial supportsome partial support
HTML Ordered list testpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)some partial supportsome partial support
HTML Unordered list testpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)some partial supportsome partial support

Expectation: convey the position in set information

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know their position in a list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the position in set information'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (2/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)nonepartial (2/3)
HTML Ordered list testpartial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (2/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)nonepartial (2/3)
HTML Unordered list testpartial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (2/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)nonepartial (2/3)

Related features

These are features that are usually used in combination with this feature.

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DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)Speech Recognition
not applicablesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednot applicablenot applicablenot applicablepartial (2/3)supportednot applicable

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DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)Speech Recognition
not applicablepartial (9/18)partial (5/6)partial (10/12)supportedsupportednot applicablenot applicablenot applicablepartial (2/6)partial (3/6)not applicable