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  1. Implement the Iaccessible2 API

    Iaccessible2 - http://accessibility.linuxfoundation.org/a11yspecs/ia2/docs/html/index.html is an open source BSD licensed accessibility API it is implemented in Google Chrome and Firefox. Implementing it in IE/Spartan would mean that assistive tech implementers would have an interoperable accessibility API in all major windows browsers, and could therefore focus their limited resources on supporting it rather than having to implement UI automation just for Microsoft browsers. It would also lead to less buggy implementations of accessibility APIs in browsers. A win for users and implementers.

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      2 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Mouse selection of text on a web page cannot be subsequently extended with the keyboard

      Using touch, a user can create a selection, and little "grabbers" are rendered allowing the user to expand/contract the selection. However, this post-selection-adjustment feature only works for touch.

      When using this mouse, the selection has no "grabbers".

      In both cases, the keyboard cannot be used to adjust the selection. If, instead, I use Firefox or Chrome, the selection can be adjusted by using the keyboard "SHIFT" + arrow keys, to adjust the active selection.

      Please bring this functionality to Microsoft Edge. It will also help with selection keyboard accessibility.

      27 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Web Speech API output should use Cortana's voice

        For Consistency, the Web Speech API for voice output to read page content should be Cortana

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        • Option to disable OnCopy, OnCut, etc. clipboard options

          Add options to disable clipboard events per site or on an as needed basis. Really, such options are currently an issue for using password managers that put passwords in the clipboard, but then the site disables OnPaste events. Users should be able to override this on a website.

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          • Improve default focus style

            The default "dotted outline" style for elements with focus (e.g. links), is not particularly easy to see, especially if you have poor vision.

            Can this default be changed to look more like the focus style on OSX, which is a thick blue outline.

            You can see the difference by changing the "normal style" and "focus style" radio field at the top of this page:

            http://allyjs.io/tests/focus-outline-styles/index.html

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              0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve default error style

              When a page contains several input fields that have been marked as required, and the user submits the form, Edge will add a red outline on all fields, and show an error bubble next to the first field with an error (like most browsers).

              It's possible for a website to use the :invalid pseudo selector to add their own styles. But if the field is shown with default styles, then it should be the case that "color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information", which is the case when the error bubble has disappeared.

              This means…

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              • More font sizes by point as in Firefox & Chrome

                Introduce font sizes by point size as in Firefox & Google Chrome (eg, 9, 10, 11 etc.)

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                • suri voice talkatext

                  have a head set and have a pc suri to talk to to text and type instead of touch screen and set how u want her to answer you and talk to you and search entire web for anything set to not keep searches or keep and delete browser history suri finds anyone to search or anything through out whole web...

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                    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Edge mobile scroll bar is invisible on white / light background

                    The Edge mobile scrollbar default colour is white

                    If the page has a white background the scrollbar is invisible because it blends into the background

                    If the page has a black background, you can see the scroll bar normally

                    Please update edge so if the page background is white, the scroll bar is a different colour so it is visible and the contrast is ok.
                    This should be done automatically for any page we visit

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