Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#9916 closed defect (fixed)

dialog: user should be able to add aria-describedby attribute to dialog

Reported by: Becky Gibson Owned by: Becky Gibson
Priority: high Milestone: 1.4
Component: Accessibility Version: 1.3.2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


in order the get the screen reader to speak the description of a dialog, the user should add an aria-describedby attribute to the dialog markup. The value of this attribute should be the id of the element containing the text that describes the dialog.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Becky Gibson

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [20133]) fixes #9916 support aria-describedby attribute on the Dialog.

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by Becky Gibson

(In [20432]) refs #9916 added an example of using onshow handler to add the aria-describedby property onto a dialog programmatically for people using dojo versions prior to 1.4. Modified the Dialog w/embedded layoutwidgets for this example. Successfully ran DOH tests.

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