This is a must have. Sooner rather than later please!
Allow each item in a PanelBar to be named via Name() and then allow access to the items with alternatives like: var pb = $("#panelBar").data.("kendoPanelBar"); var item = pb.Items("myName"); or var item5 = pb.Items(5); Further, make the expand. collapse, select methods become methods of the item so that.... $("#panelBar").Items("myItem").expand(); is the way it is done. I am sure the same principle can be applied to other widgets like Menu, for example.
We are working on enterprise product, which uses Progress Telerik jQuery KendoUI components extensively purchased by our Company. In which Kendo PanelBar is used in many modules of our product.
Now a days we are working on Accessibility (i.e. keyboard and screen reader) as part of out-of-box feature of our product.
The Kendo Panel Bar has been made accessible so that it can be navigated using the keyboard arrow keys, once it receives focus via Tab Key.
We have created small example on dojo.telerik.com (i.e. which can be referred on https://dojo.telerik.com/@chiragvidani/EBEPUnoY/3) to explain issue faced by us, when accessing via Screen Reader. Please find issues below:
Secondly when referring WAI-ARIA practices on www.w3.org website (i.e. https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/examples/accordion/accordion.html), we found some differences as explained below:
Kindly help us with your assistance.
In order to be able to use the Paner Bar as an assistant, or to be more polivalent as such, I think that this would be a nice feature to boost the use of Panel Bar