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Re: Tables

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 04:17:19 +0200
Message-Id: <200104290217.f3T2HJj09199@zidane.inria.fr>
To: "Swift, Jan" <SwiftJ@ria.army.mil>
cc: "'w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>

It depends on which assisted software (assistive technology) you're
considering.

Some will do just that: ignore the TABLE markup and display the
content "in markup order". Others, more recent, will try to make sense 
of the TABLE cells and do more intelligent things.

> If I understand the use of the TABLIN filter, by entering a URL and checking
> Markup order under default linearization orientation, the page is displayed as
> assisted software would display the page, thus allowing one to analyze tables
> for accessibility.
> 
> Thanks for providing this useful tool.
> 
> Jan Swift
> Management Support Specialist
> USAMC Installations and Services Activity (AMC I&SA)
> ATTN:  AMXIS
> DSN 793-5536
> FAX Ext -7187
> Email:  swiftj@ria.army.mil
> 
Received on Saturday, 28 April 2001 22:17:35 UTC

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