Strings properties in cell subclass -> undesired accessibility element for cell

Number:rdar://15498013 Date Originated:11/18/2013
Status:Closed Resolved:Insufficient information
Product:iOS SDK Product Version:7.0
Classification:Serious Bug Reproducible:Always
For a UITableViewCell subclass loaded from a xib, even if you don't specify it as an accessibility element in that xib, if you add string properties to the class, it will show up as an accessibility element with *all* the strings concatenated together.

Steps to Reproduce:
- Clone the git repository
- Build and run it on a VoiceOver-enabled iPhone or iPod touch
- Double-tap the + button a couple times to add a few rows to the table
- Swipe through the accessibility elements

Expected Results:
The only table accessibility elements are the image view and the button inside every cell.

Actual Results:
The cell itself is an accessibility element, with its string properties concatenated together as the label.

iOS 7

Removing the string properties from the cell subclass removes the cell as an accessibility element.

iPhone and iPod touch. Haven't tested on iPad.


Closed by Apple

Apple contacted me on 1/8/2014 to test this against a beta version of 7.1.

When I did not reply by 1/22/2014, they closed it as Insufficient information, saying they believed it was fixed.

When I just tested it on 6/5/2014, it was still not fixed, so I have filed another bug, rdar://17171117 Open Radar:

By apontious at June 5, 2014, 7:11 a.m. (reply...)

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