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Test: unnamed alert role

Screen Reader support level: partial (25/30)

Voice Control support level: unknown

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this tests an unnamed 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>, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSIEyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and IE.
      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, 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, 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>, 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>, <2nd announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated"
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>, alert, 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> existing content, i am now populated, alert, existing content, I am now populated"
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: "<2st announcement interrupted>, <earcon> existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement not conveyed at all>"
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-
JAWSEdgeunknown-
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDAEdgeunknown-
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>, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSIEyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and IE.
      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, 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, 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>, 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>, <2nd announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated"
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>, alert, 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> existing content, i am now populated, alert, existing content, I am now populated"
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: "<2st announcement interrupted>, <earcon> existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement not conveyed at all>"
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-
JAWSEdgeunknown-
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDAEdgeunknown-
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>, existing content, I am now populated"
JAWSIEyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • Test Case: Use Enter or Space (Activate Button) on the target of `#trigger-1`
      1. Launch JAWS and IE.
      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, 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, 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>, existing content, I am now populated, <2nd announcement in full>"
NVDAChromenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • 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>, <2nd announcement in full>, existing content, I am now populated"
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>, alert, 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> existing content, i am now populated, alert, existing content, I am now populated"
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: "<2st announcement interrupted>, <earcon> existing content, I am now populated, <1st announcement not conveyed at all>"
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-
JAWSEdgeunknown-
NarratorFirefoxunknown-
NarratorChromeunknown-
NarratorIEunknown-
NVDAIEunknown-
NVDAEdgeunknown-
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
JAWS2020.2006.12Chrome8420042020-07-10
JAWS2020.2006.12IE1120042020-07-10
JAWS2020.2006.12Firefox7720042020-07-10
Narrator2004Edge8320042020-07-10
NVDA2020.1Chrome8420042020-07-10
NVDA2020.1Firefox7720042020-07-10
Orca3.36.1Firefox77Ubuntu 20.042020-07-10
TalkBack8.1Chrome8492020-07-10
VoiceOver (iOS)13.4.1Safari13.4.113.4.12020-07-10
VoiceOver (macOS)10.15.5Safari13.1.110.15.52020-07-10

History

  • 2020-07-10 test added