Last Updated: 24 Feb 2021 09:49 by ADMIN
Created on: 08 Feb 2021 15:49
Category: DropDownList
Type: Bug Report
The selected element in the Native DropDownList is not being pronounced by the screen readers like NVDA.

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  • Bug report

Current behavior

When the DropDownList is focused and NOT expanded use the "Left/Right/Up/Down" arrows to change the selection in the component. The value in the DropDownList is changing but not being announced by the screen readers.

Expected behavior

The changed DropDownList value should be announced no matter the way the value has been changed.

Minimal reproduction of the problem with instructions

  1. Start NVDA
  2. Open this project
  3. Focus the DropDownList
  4. Use the keyboard arrows to change the component's value
Posted on: 24 Feb 2021 09:49

Hi Andreas,

Thank you for reporting the additional accessibility issue with the DropDownList. We will handle both issues once we start working on the current bug fix. 

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Posted on: 18 Feb 2021 08:01

A related point:


The filterable drop down does not allow NVDA 2020.3 to read the items after a search input was made. Instead, when navigating through the items, always the value of the search input field is being read.


Steps to reproduce:

- Open https://1b6j21--run.stackblitz.io/ (from https://www.telerik.com/kendo-vue-ui/components/dropdowns/dropdownlist/filtering/).

- Start NVDA.

- Enter some text into the search input.

- Use arrow down to navigate through the drop down items.


The reading of the serach items works for the combo box, it seems only to occur for the filterable drop down list.