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Required read only fields still use asterisks for accessibility



On enabling accessibility, unable to change the asterisk symbol (*) to 'Required' text for the read only fields which are mandatory (marked required with the '*' symbol).

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Set a field as Required and Read only.
  2. Enable accessibility and run the case.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change:

Apply the following CSS. <pega:when name="isAccessible">
color: #CA751B;
text-indent: 0;
width: auto;
height: auto;


Note: Adjust the style selectors if the CSS was customized previously.

Published December 9, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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