ACTION-1527: Investigate the proper uia mappings for aria-current

Investigate the proper uia mappings for aria-current

State:
closed
Person:
Joseph Scheuhammer
Due on:
October 1, 2015
Created on:
November 11, 2014
Associated Issue:
aria-selected on more elements
Related emails:
  1. PFWG-ACTION-1527: Investigate the proper uia mappings for aria-current (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2014-11-11)

Related notes:

The best mapping is SelectionItem, which has a required property of SelectionContainer. This gets to the issue Joanie was discussing on the call about knowing what the container is. In UIA, we need to know.

I'm still not clear on what the difference is between current and selected. Before I can ask for new UIA patterns, I need a much better description of why selection isn't the right thing.

Cynthia Shelly, 18 Nov 2014, 19:37:25

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ee671286(v=vs.85).aspx

Cynthia Shelly, 18 Nov 2014, 19:39:18

Note, I am not suggesting changing the control type/role of the object to selectionitem, but adding the selecitonitem pattern to the object, and the selection pattern to the container of the objects. To map this in UIA, we do need to know what the container is, as selectioncontainer is a required property for the selectionitem pattern

Cynthia Shelly, 18 Nov 2014, 23:57:27

drat, selectionitem pattern can't be used on images. It looks like there is not a good mapping to UIA for this. Now the question is whether to update both ARIA and UIA to allow selection on any role/control type, or to try to get something like aria-current added to uia.

Cynthia Shelly, 19 Nov 2014, 00:11:29

for 1.1, put it in the AriaProperties properties.

Cynthia Shelly, 20 Oct 2015, 20:00:49

Edits complete, changelog is:
https://github.com/w3c/aria/commit/f719d85e4cf34aa372b994280bc11de6971f726b

See:
http://rawgit.com/w3c/aria/master/core-aam/core-aam.html#ariaCurrent

Joseph Scheuhammer, 9 Nov 2015, 18:46:46

[joanie]: Closing based on consensus from the 10-Nov-2015 AAPI meeting.

10 Nov 2015, 20:48:29

Changelog:

Created action 'Investigate the proper uia mappings for aria-current' assigned to Cynthia Shelly, due 2014-11-18

11 Nov 2014, 20:11:43

Action now bound to ISSUE-587

Joseph Scheuhammer, 11 Nov 2014, 20:13:15

Due date changed to 2015-01-31

Joseph Scheuhammer, 11 Nov 2014, 20:16:22

Due date changed to 2015-08-19

Cynthia Shelly, 22 Jun 2015, 23:50:55

Due date changed to 2015-10-01

Joseph Scheuhammer, 1 Sep 2015, 19:28:54

Owner changed to 'Joseph Scheuhammer'

Cynthia Shelly, 20 Oct 2015, 20:01:39

Status changed to 'closed'

10 Nov 2015, 20:48:15


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