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Button text gets repeated in VoiceOver #2594

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rogerjohansson opened this Issue Oct 3, 2011 · 1 comment

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rogerjohansson commented Oct 3, 2011

The form buttons on http://jquerymobile.com/test/docs/buttons/buttons-types.html are read twice by VoiceOver (tested with Safari 5.1 on OS X 10.6.8) – first the visible, "fake" button, then the real button. The same thing happens i iOS (tested in iOS 4.3.5) when you let VoiceOver read the whole page by swiping downwards with two fingers.

It appears that setting aria-hidden="true" (http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/states_and_properties#aria-hidden) for the "ui-btn-text" element prevents this and makes VoiceOver speak only the real button.

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Thanks for the tip Roger! We'll try to get this in for RC2.

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toddparker commented Oct 3, 2011

Thanks for the tip Roger! We'll try to get this in for RC2.

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