Re: Links on websites with submenus and/or links that NVDA can't interact with


Gene
 

I thought it was the wrong thread but it is the right one.  I don't look at subject lines much in part because so many of them are irrelevant.
 
There are two Opera messages in the thread.  I thought you had replied in an opera thread, since the opera messages are immediately below the message I replied to.
 

Gene
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2019 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Links on websites with submenus and/or links that NVDA can't interact with

Replying in the wrong thread? I started this thread.


On 11/8/19, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
> You are replying in the wrong thread.  I don’t know why you are having the
> problem and you said you tried more than one browser.  Chrome updates
> automatically.
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> Of course strange things happen, but I doubt this is an NVDA problem.  You
> could try another screen-reader just to see if you get different results.
>
> Gene
> -----  Original Message -----
> From: Joshua Tubbs
> Sent: Friday, November 08, 2019 12:59 PM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [nvda] Links on websites with submenus and/or links that NVDA
> can't interact with
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> I don't understand how for you guys those links are working fine, as
> regular links, and when you press enter on them they work as expected.
> Does Chrome update automatically like Firefox does? I never know if
> i'm on the latest version.
> I just downloaded Opera though and I get the same result. Do I need to
> change something in NVDA?
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> On 11/8/19, Rosemarie Chavarria <knitqueen2007@...> wrote:
>> I'm trying opera but I can't change my home page. I might end up
>> uninstalling it.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of
>> Joshua
>> Tubbs
>> Sent: Friday, November 8, 2019 10:46 AM
>> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] Links on websites with submenus and/or links that
>> NVDA
>> can't interact with
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>> I'm not sure. I'll try Opera.
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>> On 11/8/19, Robert Doc Wright godfearer <godfearer@...> wrote:
>>> I just tested it with Opera web browser and it works fine. Why are
>>> there so many “skip navigation links”?
>>>
>>> ******
>>> character is found in how you treat people who cannot do anything for
>>> you!
>>>
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>>> From: Sile via Groups.Io
>>> Sent: Friday, November 8, 2019 1:17 AM
>>> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>>> Subject: Re: [nvda] Links on websites with submenus and/or links that
>>> NVDA can't interact with
>>>
>>> Hello, would anybody be willing to have a look at a webpage off-line for
>>> me.
>>> It’s having similar issues with drop-down boxes, but I don’t think
>>> it’s related to JavaScript.
>>>
>>> I’ve never seen this particular behavior before, so I just want to
>>> understand what’s going on.
>>>
>>> Sile
>>>> On Nov 7, 2019, at 9:10 PM, Joshua Tubbs <orin8722@...> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hmm. Were you using Chrome?
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>>>> I'll have to double check to see if JavaScript is on in Chrome.
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>>>>> On 11/6/19, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
>>>>> I just looked at the site with JAVA script on.  I followed one of
>>>>> the links and it opened another page as a standard link does.  I see
>>>>> that the site has a login place, and you didn't say if you did so.
>>>>> I didn't look enough to see if features are available if you log in
>>>>> that aren't otherwise, but the entire home page appears accessible
>>>>> to me.  In addition, between each of the navigation links is a link
>>>>> that says skip navigation links.  You really only need one but since
>>>>> someone put a skip link after every navigation link, that strongly
>>>>> implies to me that the site was designed to be accessible, even if
>>>>> this or that accomodation may be overdoing it.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm not sure what accounts for your problems or if, given more
>>>>> information, we can see them.  But just going to the site and
>>>>> looking around doesn't show me any.
>>>>>
>>>>> Gene
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>
>>>>>    Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>>    I just visited the following website:
>>>>>
>>>>>    http://canadianxpress.ca/
>>>>>
>>>>>    I notice that when going there, there is a number sign at the end
>>>>> of
>>>>>    the address. There are multiple websites I've found like this, and
>>>>>    each time I've encountered issues.
>>>>>    On this particular site I believe the main links open up drop downs
>>>>>    with additional links underneath the main one. Is there a way,
>>>>> whether
>>>>>    via addons or other, to make this and other sites like this usable,
>>>>>    short of contacting the webmaster who may or may not change the
>>>>> links
>>>>>    to make them clickable? Jaws simply announces the links as mouse
>>>>>    overs, but has the same result as NVDA. I've come across sites
>>>>> where
>>>>>    to hover over content, you can simply activate object navigation
>>>>> and
>>>>>    route the mouse cursor to the link in question and more information
>>>>>    will be present. Not with this one, however...
>>>>>
>>>>>    Any help would be appreciated. Tried switching browsers as well.
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