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Screen reader support level: partial (41/60)

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 the unordered list rolepartial (3/6)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
MUST convey the list boundariespartial (3/6)partial (1/2)partial (2/4)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
MUST convey the number of items in the listpartial (3/6)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonepartial (1/2)
SHOULD convey the nesting levelsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

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

Expectation: convey the unordered list role

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know that content is contained in an unordered list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the unordered list role'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
HTML Unordered list testpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)

Expectation: convey the list boundaries

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know when they enter and exit 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 list boundaries'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
HTML Unordered list testpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)

Expectation: convey the number of items in the list

Rationale: A screen reader user needs know how many items are in the list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the number of items in the list'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonepartial (1/2)
HTML Unordered list testpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)partial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonepartial (1/2)

Expectation: convey the nesting level

Rationale: A screen reader user might find it helpful to know what nesting level they are at.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: SHOULD
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'SHOULD convey the nesting level'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
HTML Unordered list testsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

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 applicablepartial (9/18)partial (4/6)partial (6/12)partial (3/6)partial (3/6)not applicablenot applicablenot applicablesome partial supportpartial (2/6)not applicable