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Test: Implicit label

Screen Reader support level: supported

Voice Control support level: partial (2/5)

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Results in this test range from a month 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 - implicit</title>
</head>
<body>
    <p>Content before target</p>
    <label>
        Your name
        <input id="target" type="text" />
    </label>
    <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 namenonenonesupportednonesupported

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Detailed support results by expectation

Expectation for the label element: correctly compute the accessible name

This expectation is from the label element feature.

Strength of this expectation 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.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Dragon Naturally Speaking and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: (input was not focused)
JAWSChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
JAWSIEyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch JAWS and IE.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit, type in text"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode)) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit"
NVDAChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: down arrow (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Clickable, Your name, edit"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit, blank"
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: down arrow (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Clickable, Your name, edit, has auto complete"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit, has auto complete, blank"
OrcaFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: down arrow (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "your name, entry"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "your name, entry, focus mode"
TalkBackChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Swipe right (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Swipe right (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, edit"
Voice Access (Android)Chromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use "Tap <text>" or just "<text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Voice Access (Android) and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Tap <text>" or just "<text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: command was not recognized
    • Command Notes: said "tap your name"
Voice Control (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use "Tap <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Voice Control (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Tap <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: input was focused
    • Command Notes: said "tap your name"
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Voice Control (MacOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: input was not focused
    • Command Notes: said "click your name"
VoiceOver (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Swipe Right (Next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Swipe Right (Next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "Your name, text field"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + Right arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: your name, edit text
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: your name, edit text
Windows Speech RecognitionChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Windows Speech Recognition and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • 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 11.134none
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Dragon Naturally Speaking and IE.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: (input was not focused)
Dragon Naturally Speaking 15.30Firefox 63.0.1none
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Dragon Naturally Speaking and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: (input was not focused)
JAWS 2019.1906.10Edge 44yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • 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)
    • Test Case: Use VO + Right arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: your name, edit text
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Tab (Read next focusable item) to navigate forward to `label`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Position and configure the screen reader so that the following conditions are met
        • Virtual focus is: before target
        • Keyboard focus is: before target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: your name, edit text
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxunknown-
Windows Speech Recognition 1903Edge 44yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      1. Launch Windows Speech Recognition and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Identify all elements that match this selector:label
        • If multiple elements match the target, repeat this test for all instances. However, choose a single instance to report against. If you feel that the selector should be more specific, please open a GitHub Issue.
      4. Issue the command: "Click <text>" (Activate item by name)
      5. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • 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 Speaking15.30Chrome8420042020-08-21
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)4.0Chrome8472020-08-21
Voice Control (iOS)13.6.1Safari13.6.113.6.12020-08-21
Voice Control (MacOS)10.15.6Safari13.1.210.15.62020-08-21
VoiceOver (iOS)12.3.1Safari12.3.112.3.12019-07-10
VoiceOver (macOS)10.14.5Safari12.1.110.13.52019-07-10
Windows Speech Recognition2004Chrome8420042020-08-21

History

  • 2018-07-06 Sample data has been added. This data has not been verified.
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/firefox support updated
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/chrome support updated
  • 2018-11-15 dragon_win/ie 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
  • 2019-10-07 Add vc_macos results
  • 2019-10-18 Add wsr results
  • 2020-08-21 Re-tested VC AT; no changes in support