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How to make the screen reader to work with textblock and flyout control in xaml

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  • Hey,

    I am doing the accessibility test for our windows store app (8.1). There are some pages are flyout, on which there is a textblock. The problem for the current implementation is Narrator just read Popup Windows open when opening a flyout. I hope to reader a customized title for the popup window that can identify which window opened. I tried automationproperties.name for flyout, it does not helpful. I also tried to make the reader to use the textblock in the popup windows, via set the accessibility.view to "Control", it does not work either. 

    Could someone hit the same issue, any idea on how to make it work?

    Thanks

    Qingchun

    Thursday, February 12, 2015 6:06 PM

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  • Found this related question: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsapps/en-US/8ed888af-92e3-45d5-997a-eeb40f519e0c/accessibility-reading-a-page?forum=winappswithcsharp

    Tried  AutomationProperties.Name for textblock, while still does not work for me. 

    Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:51 PM
  • Hi QETest,

    Please refer to the following link to check if you have provided enough information about the UI element for screen readers in your app. See more from https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh868160.aspx.

    Regards,


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    Friday, February 13, 2015 8:52 AM
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