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Support for Definition/Description Lists #157

Marimbadog opened this issue Dec 31, 2018 · 0 comments


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commented Dec 31, 2018


While definition/description lists (DL) are read as lists, the relationship between the DT and DD children is not conveyed to the user.

Expected result

Since there is a semantic relationship between the DT and DD elements with in a DL, I would expect that relationship would be read to the user.

Actual result

What I get is "List of 6 items" followed by a list of a straight reading of the list items.


Term 1
This is the first definition
Term 2
This is the second definition
Term 3
This is the third definition

Additional Information


JAWS version and build number

2018.1811.2 ILM

Operating System and version

Windows 7

Browser and version:

Tried in Chrome, FF and IE11 for windows.

@stevefaulkner stevefaulkner self-assigned this Jan 1, 2019

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