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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-46249

Dialog box message text is not accessed/ read by screen readers

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Reopened
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 2.5.6, 2.6.3, 2.7.1, 2.8.1
    • Fix Version/s: FRONTEND
    • Component/s: Accessibility, JavaScript
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      You will need a screen reader (like NVDA - www.nvda-project.org) to test this issue

      1. Start the screen reader
      2. Login into Moodle
      3. Enable glosary filter
      4. Go to a page that has a glossary item
      5. click / follow the glossary link
      6. You should hear the dialog popup, followed by the dialog title, then hear the dialog message (e.g. glossary description) - currently the dialog message is not read out or accessible using the keyboard
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      You will need a screen reader (like NVDA - www.nvda-project.org) to test this issue Start the screen reader Login into Moodle Enable glosary filter Go to a page that has a glossary item click / follow the glossary link You should hear the dialog popup, followed by the dialog title, then hear the dialog message (e.g. glossary description) - currently the dialog message is not read out or accessible using the keyboard
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_25_STABLE, MOODLE_26_STABLE, MOODLE_27_STABLE, MOODLE_28_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-46249-master

      Description

      When notifications using moodle-core-notifications are executed, screen readers don't read the message, just the title
      aria-describedby can be added to solve this problem

      Replication steps:
      You will need a screen reader (like NVDA - www.nvda-project.org) to test this issue

      1. Start the screen reader
      2. Login into Moodle
      3. Enable glosary filter
      4. Go to a page that has a glossary item
      5. click / follow the glossary link
      6. You should hear the dialog popup, followed by the dialog title, then hear the dialog message (e.g. glossary description) - currently the dialog message is not read out or accessible using the keyboard

      fix to come...

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              Reporter:
              berserkk Ben Kelada
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Andrew Nicols, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Andrew Nicols, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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