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Dropdown: Improve screenreader accessibility #1454

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Dropdown: Improve screenreader accessibility #1454

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@c-w c-w commented Apr 11, 2017

Pull request checklist

  • Addresses an existing issue: #1452
  • Include a change request file if publishing
  • New feature, bugfix, or enhancement
    • Includes tests
  • Documentation update

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When the dropdown is selected and we navigate via screen-reader keys (capslock + right arrow), we land on the caret icon which just announces "group". This is a confusing experience for screen reader users. This pull request marks the caret icon as hidden so that it gets excluded from the screen reader.

Focus areas to test

Test steps (verified manually on Dropdown.Basic.Example):

  1. Open test site in Edge, turn on Narrator, navigate to the dropdown. Press capslock + right arrow.
  2. Verify that caret "group" is not announced.

@dzearing dzearing merged commit 6e14526 into microsoft:master Apr 11, 2017
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