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Re: [techs] Summary of techniques teleconference 22 September 2004

From: Gez Lemon <gl@juicystudio.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 22:48:15 +0100
Message-ID: <004801c4a0ed$dd759360$1900a8c0@juicy.com>
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Hi John,

Thank you for the feedback on how JAWS handles a document fragment
identifier.

John Slatin wrote:

>JAWS default behavior with longdesc is as follows: It reads the alt
>attribute, then says "Press enter for long description." Pressing enter
>then opens a new window which displays the file specified in the
>longdesc attribute. Evidently this behavior is hardwired, and JAWS
>doesn't know what to do when the longdesc attribute points to an element
>on the current page.

Does it still give the same results if the longdesc attribute was marked up
with the page name, along with the document fragment identifier?

<img src="..." alt="..." longdesc="http://somedomain.com/page.html#imgdesc">

Best regards,

Gez

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