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  1. PUBLIC - Liferay Portal Community Edition
  2. LPS-72242

JAWS screen reader does not announce error messages when using web form portlet

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      DESCRIPTION
      We are using Liferay OOTB Web Form Portlet ( just basic support form) on our end and found below accessibility issue:

      • None of the required fields are announced through JAWS screen reader

      STEPS TO REPRODUCE

      1. Install JAWS screen reader
      2. Attempt to send a form with a name, but no content through the Web Form portlet in 6.2.
      3. Page reloads and form shows "This field is mandatory." above the "Comments" field, but JAWS does not announce "this field is mandatory"

      EXPECTED RESULTS
      Page reloads and announces "this field is mandatory" and indicates the field
      ACTUAL RESULTS
      Page reloads and form shows "This field is mandatory." above the "Comments" field, but JAWS does not announce "this field is mandatory"

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                  6.2.X EE
                  7.0.X EE
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