The DropDownList is accessible by screen readers and provides full WAI-ARIA accessibility support.
The DropDownList uses the
aria-hidden properties on the nested elements depending on the current state of the component and its options.
To move the focus to the current keyboard navigation position, the component uses the
The DropDownList is compliant with the Section 508 requirements.
The following issues are related to the WAI-ARIA support limitations of browsers and screen readers:
- Internet Explorer 10 and 11 work best with the Jaws screen reader. Other readers are not supported very well. For more information, refer to issue 817699.
- Microsoft Edge works best with Microsoft Narrator screen reader. For more information, refer to issue 8571350.