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list attribute (html)

Screen reader support level: partial (6/10)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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The list attribute is used to identify an element that lists predefined options suggested to the user.


What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
MUST convey the presence of the list attributepartial (2/3)supportedsupportednonesupportednonenone

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access for AndroidVoice Control for iOSVoice Control for MacOS
Not applicable

Expectation: convey the presence of the list attribute

Rationale: The user needs to know that the input will provide suggestions.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorernone
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)none

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
HTML input with datalist testpartial (64/110)partial (11/19)

Related features

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

datalist element (html)

DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
supportedsome partial supportsupportedpartial (1/6)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)not applicablenot applicablenot applicablepartial (1/3)none