SVG <desc> element is not acknowledged when using screen reader - by _hmig

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ID 2483564 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 3/17/2016 11:44:15 AM
Access Restriction Public


The <desc> element is ignored in an svg. I tried linking it up with either aria-decribedby or aria-labeledby, but neither worked. I'm not sure if this is an issue with the browser or narrator [Windows screen reader]

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Posted by Microsoft on 4/4/2016 at 9:11 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/21/2016 at 8:45 AM
Hello _hmig,

Thanks for the feedback. We are looking into this.

Best regards,
The MS Edge Team