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Test: Explicit label

Screen Reader support level: supported

Voice Control support level: partial (4/5)

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Age of results

Results in this test range from 9 months ago to 2 years ago. See detailed information about test dates and versions for more information.

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Test HTML

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>HTML label element - explicit</title>
</head>
<body>
    <p>Content before target</p>
    <label for="target">Your name</label>
    <input type="text" id="target" />
    <p>content after target</p>
</body>
</html>

Summary of Screen Reader support by expectation

label element
ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
MUST correctly compute the accessible namesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Summary of Voice Control support by expectation

label element
ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
ChromeChromeSafariSafariChrome
MUST correctly compute the accessible namesupportednonesupportedsupportedsupported

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Detailed support results by expectation

Expectation for the label element: correctly compute the accessible name

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: MUST

Grading method: Just one of the listed commands must pass for the expectation to pass.

This expectation is from the label element feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: (input was focused)
JAWSChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
JAWSIEyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name"
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit"
NVDAChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Clickable, Your name, edit"
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, blank"
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Clickable, Your name, edit, has auto complete"
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, has auto complete, blank"
OrcaFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, entry"
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, entry, focus mode"
TalkBackChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit"
Voice Access (Android)Chromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: "Tap <text>" or just "<text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: command was not recognized
    • Command Notes: said "tap your name"
Voice Control (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Tap <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: input was focused
    • Command Notes: said "tap your name"
Voice Control (MacOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: input was focused
    • Command Notes: said "click your name"
VoiceOver (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, text field"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: your name, edit text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: your name, edit text
Windows Speech RecognitionChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: role was activated
    • Command Notes: said "click your name"

Extended Support for: label element: correctly compute the accessible name

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally Speaking 15.30IE 11.134yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: (input was focused)
Dragon Naturally Speaking 15.30Firefox 63.0.1yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: (input was focused)
JAWS 2019.1906.10Edge 44yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDAEdgeunknown-
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxunknown-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS) 10.14.5Chrome 75yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: your name, edit text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • before the command was executed
      • mode: auto (mode not explicitly)
      • keyboard focus location: before target
      • virtual cursor location: before target
    • location after command: target
    • Output: your name, edit text
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxunknown-
Windows Speech Recognition 1903Edge 44yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
    • Output: role was activated
    • Command Notes: said "click your name"
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Dates and Versions of tested combinations

ATAT VersionBrowserBrowser versionOS versionDate tested
Dragon Naturally Speaking15.30Chrome70.018092018-11-15
JAWS2019.1906.10Chrome7519032019-07-10
JAWS2019.1906.10IE1119032019-07-10
JAWS2019.1606.10Firefox6719032019-07-10
Narrator1903Edge4419032019-07-10
NVDA2019.1.1Chrome7519032019-07-10
NVDA2019.1.1Firefox6019032019-07-10
Orca3.31.4Firefox69Ubuntu 19.042019-09-15
TalkBack6.2Chrome678.12018-07-21
Voice Access (Android)3.1Chrome7782019-10-03
Voice Control (iOS)13.0Safari13.013.02019-09-23
Voice Control (MacOS)10.15Safari13.0.210.152019-10-07
VoiceOver (iOS)12.3.1Safari12.3.112.3.12019-07-10
VoiceOver (macOS)10.14.5Safari12.1.110.13.52019-07-10
Windows Speech Recognition1903Chrome7719032019-10-18

History

  • 2018-07-06 Sample data has been added. This data has not been verified.
  • 2018-08-02 Added support for VO/Chrome. Thank you @shaderpixel
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/ie support updated
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/firefox support updated
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/chrome support updated
  • 2019-09-15 add orca results
  • 2019-09-23 Added vc_ios results
  • 2019-10-02 Add va_and results
  • 2019-10-07 Add vc_macos results
  • 2019-10-18 Add wsr results