Enable clients to set custom HelpText for the controls from the suite.
Posted on:18 Feb 2019 11:21
By default, setting the AutomationProperties.HelpText property is not respected and the control returns a predefined string (the Class name) as help text. In order to apply the custom text for AutomationProperties.HelpText, you need to set the UseDefaultHelpText property to false:
The change will be included in R1 2019 SP1(2019.1.220) for the controls in the following assemblies:
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Posted on:05 Dec 2018 16:44
Thank you all for your feedback. We also agree that improving the accessibility support of our controls should be a priority.
Please stay tuned as we will post any updates on the progress of the implementation here.
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Posted on:03 Dec 2018 21:47
This seems like a bug to me. Automation properties are built into the core WPFframework by Microsoft. Telerik are explicitly blocking the use of these properties, meaning these controls become confusing and difficult to use by users with vision impairment
Posted on:03 Dec 2018 21:39
This is critical for any software vendor given the AG Silver Task Force coming standards.
Also, I'm surprised this lack of support has not come up for the Silverlight code base (given shared) due to needing to comply with web accessibility standards?!