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NVDA doesn't recognize abbr html tag #3828

nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Jan 30, 2014 · 1 comment


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nvaccessAuto commented Jan 30, 2014

Reported by oaron on 2014-01-30 17:36
Here is an html example about how it works:

NVDA is a free and open source screenreader. NVDA can't recognize meaning of an abbreviation. About the abr tag:


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nvaccessAuto commented Jan 30, 2014

Comment 1 by jteh on 2014-01-30 22:04
In both Firefox and Internet Explorer, the expanded abbreviation will be reported if you report the current navigator object (desktop NVDA+numpad5, laptop NVDA+shift+o). This matches the experience for sighted users where the abbreviation is only shown if the user moves their mouse over the abbreviation; i.e. user request.
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