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Accessibility: Aria-Label vs. html <LABEL for>

SA-2264

Summary



Accessibility - JAWS reads out the required format information which uses Aria-Label rather than the html <LABEL for> associated to the input.

Root Cause



The aria-label is being given for situations other than text and also if no label is present.
As a side effect, a screen reader does not read the actual label when present.  Instead it is only reading the aria-label.

Resolution



This issue is resolved by hotfix item HFix-10039.
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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