You wrote, in part, "Does JAWS just not display the leader?"
Serious question: Are you asking about JAWS or NVDA? It wouldn't be the first time someone typed JAWS when they meant NVDA, but sometimes it's an accidental posting to the wrong group. There are lots of folks who do use both.
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042
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