[whatwg] Exposing spelling/grammar suggestions in contentEditable

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 3 00:44:51 PST 2010

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 12:07 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck at jumis.com> wrote:
> The red squigly [sic] lines current provided by proprietary IMEs do not
> cater many uses:
> They're meant to be generic, and they are.  High contrast, large font, and
> screen reading cases
> all come up here.

If you make a spelling mistake in a textarea in Safari on Mac, the
squiggly line will scale with the text or the system zoom, it will
change colors with contrast settings, and you can check for and jump
to spelling mistakes with VoiceOver.

Where accessibility features are missing, bug reports can be filed
with the IME provider.

It might also be worth documenting techniques for accessible IMEs in UAAG.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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