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X icon not replaced by text for Accessibility after upgrade



In the PRPC 6 platform, work object tabs replace the 'X' icon with the 'Close' text when Accessibility is enabled.

In Pega 7.1.8, this remains as an 'X'.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Upgrade from PRPC 6 platform to Pega 7.1.8.
  2. Open the work object tag with Accessibility enabled.

Root Cause

This behavior is as per Pega product design.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior: Pega 7 platform does not replace the 'X' icon with text. An accessible markup is now generated for this.

For example,
aria-label="Close this document"

Published February 8, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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