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Test: aria-current attribute

Screen Reader support level: partial (42/60)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

Tests the aria-current attribute. Originally sourced from LĂ©onie Watson's aria-current tests.

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Dates and Versions of tested combinations

ATAT VersionBrowserBrowser versionOS versionDate tested
JAWS2018.1811.2Google Chrome7318092019-03-29
JAWS2018.1811.2Internet Explorer1118092019-03-29
JAWS2018.1811.2Firefox (desktop)6618092019-03-29
Narrator1809Microsoft Edge44.1776318092019-03-29
NVDA2019.0.1Google Chrome7318092019-03-29
NVDA2019.0.1Firefox (desktop)6618092019-03-29
Orca3.31.4Firefox (desktop)69Ubuntu 19.042019-09-16
TalkBack7.3.0Google Chrome (android)757.02019-07-27
VoiceOver for iOS12.2Safari (iOS)12.212.22019-03-29
VoiceOver for macOS10.14.4Safari (macOS)12.110.14.42019-03-29

Summary of Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
aria-current attribute
MUST convey the "date" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported
MUST convey the "location" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported
MUST convey the "page" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported
MUST convey the "step" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported
MUST convey the "time" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported
MUST convey the "true" valuesupportednonesupportednonenonesupportedsupported

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Summary of Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access for AndroidVoice Control for iOSVoice Control for MacOS
Not applicable

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Detailed support results by expectation

Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "date" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: alt + shift + right arrow (Move to next column)
    • Output: "sat, 16, row 4, column 6"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "16, sat"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "date" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current date"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "location" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "phone numbers, visited link"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "Phone numbers, link"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "location" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current location"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "page" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "navigation, list with 3 items, bullet, home visited link"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "home, link"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "page" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current page"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "step" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "list with 3 items, 1. do this, visited link"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "do this, link"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "step" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current step"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "time" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "bullet, 10am to 11am, keynote"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "10 am to 11 am: keynote"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "time" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current time"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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Expectation for the aria-current attribute: convey the "true" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

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

This expectation is from the aria-current attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
NarratorMicrosoft Edgenone
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
OrcaFirefox (desktop)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "list with 3 items, bullet, apples, visited link"
More information
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: "apples, link"
More information
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe Right (Next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information

Extended Support for: aria-current attribute: convey the "true" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1811.2Microsoft Edge 44none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: (not announced)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Internet Explorer 11yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
NVDA 2019.0.1Microsoft Edge 44.17763yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "current"
More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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History

  • 2019-03-29 Test created
  • 2019-07-27 Talkback results added
  • 2019-09-16 Added orca results