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JAWS does not read field label that is a number type



JAWS reader will not read field label that is a number type.

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Steps to Reproduce

1) Create a text property.
2) Add the property to a UI screen. Specify a label to this field.
3) Let JAWS reader read the screen. You should hear JAWS read the label.
4) Now open up the field's properties and change the Type to "Number".
5) Let JAWS readers read the screen now. You will now notice the JAWS reader skips reading the label all together.

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules.


This issue is resolved in Pega 7.1.7
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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