role="menuitem" within role="menu" should get an automatic value for aria-posinset and aria-setsize

Issue #8737473 • Assigned to Bogdan B.


Christopher S.
Sep 2, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

Using the provided HTML snippet below, I can confirm that Edge14 and IE11 do not automatically infer supported properties aria-setsize and aria-posinset for role="menuitem". I confirmed by looking at the output shown by the Edge14 accessibility tool in F12.

Using a screen reader, I would expect each menuitem to be read with an extra info of "Item X of 4". Both NVDA and Windows Narrator did not in Edge14 and IE11. The same sample yields the expected result in Firefox with NVDA.

<ul role="menu">
<li role="menuitem" tabindex="0">item 1</li>
<li role="menuitem" tabindex="0">item 2</li>
<li role="menuitem" tabindex="0">item 3</li>
<li role="menuitem" tabindex="0">item 4</li>


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

    • Reactivating auto-resolved valid bugs reported by web dev community. Those were not expected to be resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience!

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

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