Last Comment Bug 395041 - STATE_SELECTED should be used in single select containers that use activedescendant
: STATE_SELECTED should be used in single select containers that use activedesc...
Status: NEW
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Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Disability Access APIs (show other bugs)
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: x86 Linux
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Blocks: aria orca statea11y
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Reported: 2007-09-05 10:11 PDT by Scott Haeger
Modified: 2012-03-06 22:56 PST (History)
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Description Scott Haeger 2007-09-05 10:11:40 PDT
STATE_SELECTED should be used in single select containers that use activedescendant.  Currently this state is not being provided. 

Test case:
http://www.mozilla.org/access/dhtml/listbox
Comment 1 Scott Haeger 2007-09-05 13:37:47 PDT
The items in the example do not have state FOCUSABLE either even though the selected item has state FOCUSED.  This may be a separate bug.  Feel free to open another bug if need be and please CC me :)
Comment 2 Aaron Leventhal 2007-09-05 15:08:27 PDT
That is in fact a separate bug and most likely a bug with the ARIA spec itself. There's no way to indicate that something might become the activedescendant.
Comment 3 Aaron Leventhal 2007-09-15 12:38:59 PDT
Scott, can you explain to me how this affects Orca? What if you were just to used FOCUSED?
Comment 4 Scott Haeger 2007-09-17 06:24:22 PDT
Yes, FOCUSED will work for my purposes, however, this bug was reported because the listbox is not conforming to AT-SPI specification and it seems this information would be valuable to an AT.  I would bump this bug down your priority scale if it is difficult and you are looking to prioritize bugs.

Comment 5 David Bolter [:davidb] 2009-06-16 11:53:38 PDT
Mass un-assigning bugs assigned to Aaron.

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