STATE_SELECTED should be used in single select containers that use activedescendant

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Core
Disability Access APIs
10 years ago
15 days ago

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(Reporter: Scott Haeger, Unassigned)

Tracking

(Blocks: 3 bugs, {access})

Trunk
x86
Linux
access
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Description

10 years ago
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
(Reporter)

Comment 1

10 years ago
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

10 years ago
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

10 years ago
Scott, can you explain to me how this affects Orca? What if you were just to used FOCUSED?
(Reporter)

Comment 4

10 years ago
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.

Updated

10 years ago
Keywords: access
Mass un-assigning bugs assigned to Aaron.
Assignee: aaronleventhal → nobody

Updated

6 years ago
Blocks: 343213, 640520

Comment 6

15 days ago
Hello,

It seems the testcase is no more available. I'd like understand the user impact for people who use orca.

Regards
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