ACTION-189: Investigate what MS products do with lang attribute

Investigate what MS products do with lang attribute

Michael Cooper
Due on:
December 31, 2015
Created on:
August 8, 2013
Related emails:
  1. MINUTES: HTML A11Y TF Teleconference, 2 April 2015 (from on 2015-04-02)
  2. Minutes: HTML A11Y TF Telecon, 08 August 2013 (from on 2013-08-08)

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For the most part, our TTS engines figure out what language text is using heruistics. UIA does have a text attribute UIA_CultureAttributeId which takes the standard culture strings (en-us etc). Word exposes this. I'm not sure if Narrator consumes it for Word.

Edge and IE do not expose this, and rely on TTS engines to figure it out.

Cynthia Shelly, 11 Jan 2016, 17:40:48

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