Dual listbox (in Admin) is not easily accessible to screen readers

Bug #1265089 reported by Jono Mingard on 2013-12-30
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mahara user manual
Medium
Kristina Hoeppner

Bug Description

*** Superseded and fixed in Bug #1489245

In pages such as /admin/users/staff.php and /admin/users/admins.php, staff or administrators are chosen by selecting items in one list then clicking a button to transfer them to another list. However, the buttons do not have a descriptive value so it's hard for screen reader users to figure out how this works.
The "<" and ">" buttons should be given values which describe what they do (eg. "Move to administrators") and a note should be added in the user manual which explains how to select and move items using the keyboard (including selecting multiple items, etc.)

Affects latest master (using Orca 3.10.1)

There is a note about doubling clicking a name for moving it at http://manual.mahara.org/en/1.8/administration/institutions.html#members but I haven't added it everywhere yet. Can do so for the 1.9 manual.

tags: added: usermanualupdate
Changed in mahara-manual:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Kristina Hoeppner (kris-hoeppner)
Changed in mahara-manual:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
milestone: none → 1.9.0
Changed in mahara:
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: accessibility
removed: usermanualupdate
Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2015-09-10
description: updated
no longer affects: mahara
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