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Test: named alert role

Screen Reader support level: partial (32/39)

Voice Control support level: unknown

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this tests a named alert role

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Summary of Screen Reader support by expectation

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Summary of Voice Control support by expectation

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

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Detailed support results by expectation

Expectation for the alert role: announce changes to the live region - applied to the div element

This expectation is applied to the div element. Expectations and results might differ when the the feature is applied to different roles.

This expectation is from the alert role feature.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples:

  • Screen readers will automatically announce the live region.

Grading method:

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

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenot applicable-
JAWSChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, alert, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action)) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action))
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
OrcaFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<other announcements were interrupted or not conveyed> important message, alert"
Voice Access (Android)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (iOS)Safarinot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Double tap (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Double tap (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, existing content, I am now populated <2nd announcement not conveyed at all>"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<earcon> important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
Windows Speech RecognitionChromenot applicable-

Extended Support for: alert role: announce changes to the live region

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingIEnot applicable-
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefoxnot applicable-
JAWS 2021.2105.53Edge 91yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDA 2021.1Edge 91yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxnot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxnot applicable-
Windows Speech RecognitionEdgenot applicable-
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Expectation for the alert role: convey the implicit aria-atomic value of true by announcing the entire region - applied to the div element

This expectation is applied to the div element. Expectations and results might differ when the the feature is applied to different roles.

This expectation is from the alert role feature.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples:

  • Screen readers will announce all the content within role="alert".

Grading method:

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

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenot applicable-
JAWSChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, alert, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action)) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action))
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
OrcaFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<other announcements were interrupted or not conveyed> important message, alert"
    • Result Notes: fail because the contents were not conveyed at all
Voice Access (Android)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (iOS)Safarinot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Double tap (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Double tap (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, existing content, I am now populated <2nd announcement not conveyed at all>"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<earcon> important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
Windows Speech RecognitionChromenot applicable-

Extended Support for: alert role: convey the implicit aria-atomic value of true by announcing the entire region

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingIEnot applicable-
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefoxnot applicable-
JAWS 2021.2105.53Edge 91yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDA 2021.1Edge 91yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxnot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxnot applicable-
Windows Speech RecognitionEdgenot applicable-
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Expectation for the alert role: convey the implicit aria-live value of assertive by interrupting the current announcement - applied to the div element

This expectation is applied to the div element. Expectations and results might differ when the the feature is applied to different roles.

This expectation is from the alert role feature.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples:

  • Screen readers will announce changes to content within role="alert" as soon as those changes are made and interrupt any current announcements, or announce it immediately after the current announcement but before anything else in the announcement queue.

Grading method:

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

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenot applicable-
JAWSChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSEdgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, alert, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action)) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action))
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
OrcaFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackChromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<other announcements were interrupted or not conveyed> important message, alert"
Voice Access (Android)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (iOS)Safarinot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Double tap (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Double tap (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, existing content, I am now populated <2nd announcement not conveyed at all>"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<earcon> important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
Windows Speech RecognitionChromenot applicable-

Extended Support for: alert role: convey the implicit aria-live value of assertive by interrupting the current announcement

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingIEnot applicable-
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefoxnot applicable-
JAWS 2021.2105.53Edge 91none
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDA 2021.1Edge 91yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxnot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxnot applicable-
Windows Speech RecognitionEdgenot applicable-
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Expectation for the alert role: convey its name and role while navigating the page if it has a name - applied to the div element

This expectation is applied to the div element. Expectations and results might differ when the the feature is applied to different roles.

This expectation is from the alert role feature.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MAY
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples:

  • Screen readers may announce the name and role if it has a name from the author (usually via aria-label or aria-labelledby). The name and role are usually announced when navigating into the element.
  • screen readers may convey the role as an earcon.

Grading method:

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

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenot applicable-
JAWSChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
JAWSEdgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
JAWSFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
NarratorEdgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode)) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
NVDAChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
NVDAEdgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
NVDAFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
OrcaFirefoxpartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "important message, existing content"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role.
TalkBackChromepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Swipe right (or alt+right arrow) (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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 (or alt+right arrow) (Read next item)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "important message, alert"
    • Result Notes: partial because while the name and role were conveyed, the contents were not conveyed.
Voice Access (Android)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (iOS)Safarinot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Safarinone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Swipe Right (Next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + Right arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "important message, alert"
Windows Speech RecognitionChromenot applicable-

Extended Support for: alert role: convey its name and role while navigating the page if it has a name

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingIEnot applicable-
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefoxnot applicable-
JAWS 2021.2105.53Edge 91none
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDA 2021.1Edge 91none
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use down arrow (Read next item) to navigate forward to `#target-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#target-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: "existing content"
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxnot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxnot applicable-
Windows Speech RecognitionEdgenot applicable-
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Expectation for the alert role: convey its name and role as part of the live announcement if it has a name - applied to the div element

This expectation is applied to the div element. Expectations and results might differ when the the feature is applied to different roles.

This expectation is from the alert role feature.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MAY
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples:

  • Screen readers may announce the name and alert role if it has a name from the author (usually via aria-label or aria-labelledby).
  • The name will be announced before or after the contents of the live region.
  • The the role will be implied by interruption, or may be explicitly stated as something like "alert" or an earcon

Grading method:

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

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingChromenot applicable-
JAWSChromepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role
JAWSEdgepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role
JAWSFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, alert, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
NarratorEdgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action)) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Narrator and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space Bar (Activate Item (primary action))
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAChromepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
    • Result Notes: partial because name was conveyed, but not role
NVDAEdgepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
    • Result Notes: partial because name was conveyed, but not role
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
    • Result Notes: partial because name was conveyed, but not role
NVDAFirefoxyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
OrcaFirefoxnone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch Orca and Firefox.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
TalkBackChromepartial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch TalkBack and Chrome.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: double tap (or alt+enter) (Activate button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<other announcements were interrupted or not conveyed> important message, alert"
    • Result Notes: partial because the contents of the live region were not conveyed; just the region's name
Voice Access (Android)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (iOS)Safarinot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Safarinot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Safarinone
  • Result: (fail)
    • Test Case: Use Double tap (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (iOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Double tap (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement interrupted>, existing content, I am now populated <2nd announcement not conveyed at all>"
VoiceOver (macOS)Safariyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use VO + space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch VoiceOver (macOS) and Safari.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: VO + space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<earcon> important message, existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>"
Windows Speech RecognitionChromenot applicable-

Extended Support for: alert role: convey its name and role as part of the live announcement if it has a name

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutput
Dragon Naturally SpeakingIEnot applicable-
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefoxnot applicable-
JAWS 2021.2105.53Edge 91partial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, <2nd announcement in full>, important message, existing content, I am now populated"
    • Result Notes: name was conveyed, but not role
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDA 2021.1Edge 91partial
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
    • Result Notes: partial because name was conveyed, but not role
  • Result: (partial)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch NVDA and Edge.
      2. Navigate to the test page.
      3. Find the target element(s) that you will test against. Identify all elements that match this selector:#trigger-1
        • If multiple elements match the selector, 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: target
        • Keyboard focus is: target
        • Mode is: auto (do not explicitly change the mode)
      5. Issue the command: Enter or Space (Activate Button)
        • After issuing the command, virtual focus should be: target
      6. Record results for the relevant expectations
    • Output: "<1st announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated, important message, <2nd announcement in full>"
    • Result Notes: partial because name was conveyed, but not role
TalkBackFirefoxunknown-
Voice Access (Android)Firefoxnot applicable-
VoiceOver (iOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Chromeunknown-
VoiceOver (macOS)Firefoxunknown-
OrcaChromeunknown-
Voice Control (MacOS)Chromenot applicable-
Voice Control (MacOS)Firefoxnot applicable-
Windows Speech RecognitionEdgenot applicable-
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Dates and Versions of tested combinations

ATAT VersionBrowserBrowser versionOS versionDate tested
JAWS2020.2006.12Chrome8420042020-07-02
JAWS2021.2105.53Edge9121H12021-07-15
JAWS2021.2105.53Firefox9021H12021-07-15
Narrator2004Edge8320042020-07-02
NVDA2021.1Chrome9121H12021-07-15
NVDA2021.1Edge9121H12021-07-15
NVDA2021.1Firefox9021H12021-07-15
Orca3.36.1Firefox77Ubuntu 20.042020-07-02
TalkBack8.1Chrome8492020-07-02
VoiceOver (iOS)13.4.1Safari13.4.113.4.12020-07-02
VoiceOver (macOS)10.15.5Safari13.1.110.15.52020-07-02

History

  • 2020-07-02 test added
  • 2021-07-15 Added Narrator results for NVDA and JAWS, updated NVDA+Chrome results.