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JAWS does not read team members or workbasket list



JAWS (Job Access With Speech) screen reader does not read team members or workbasket list.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Tab through team member or workbasket list gadget.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Save pyCMDashboardDrag into your application RuleSet and replace the script block at the bottom of this section with the following:

<script type="text/javascript"> 
(function() { 
pega.util.Event.onDOMReady(function() { 
ddTarget = new pega.util.DDTarget("<%= uniqueProp %>"); 
var $elRef = $( 
+"<%= uniqueProp %>" 
"aria-label" : $elRef.attr("data-name"), 
"role" : "row" 


Note: If the baseline section uses <span> element instead of <strong>, then modify the script above for the following:

var $elRef = $( 


var $elRef = $( 

Published August 29, 2016 - Updated September 7, 2016

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