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[techs] Techniques for Guideline 1.3

From: Michael Cooper <michaelc@watchfire.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 17:23:38 -0400
Message-ID: <A0666B3C59F1634290FDC88674D87C3202124DD7@1WFEMAIL.ottawa.watchfire.com>
To: "WAI GL \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

For discussion in the conference call tomorrow, here is a list of techniques related to Guideline 1.3. Michael

HTML Techniques

* The address element [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#address]
* Section headings [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#hx]
* Emphasis [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#em]
* Short Quotations (future) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#q]
* Long quotations [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#blockquote]
* Inline structural elements to identify citations, code fragments, deleted text, etc. [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#semanticmarkup]
* Ordered lists [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#ol]
* The caption element (optional) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_caption]
* Identifying groups of rows (optional) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_rowgroup]
* Identifying groups of columns (optional) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_colgroup]
* Specifying the set of data cells for which each header cell provides header information [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_scope]
* Associating header cells with data cells [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_headers]
* Categorizing data cells [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_axis]
* Row and column headings [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#datatables_th]
* Markup and style sheets rather than images: the example of math [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#markupnotimage]
* CSS styling [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#css-style]


CSS Techniques

* Using em or percent for properties that need to change [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#units-that-change]
* Using px  for properties that do not need to be changed [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#units-for-static]
* Selecting individual characters or lines [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#char-selection]
* Media types [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#media-types-tech]
* Creating borders [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#borders]
* Margins [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#margins]
* Creating layout, positioning, layering, and alignment [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#layout]
* Positioning (float, position) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#float]
* Providing additional structural information [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#generated-content-clues]
* Specifying colors [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#css-colors]
* Specifying color values by hex value or color name (optional) [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#color-as-hex]
* Specifying fallback fonts [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#fallback-font]
* Specifying font characteristics [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#css-fonts-over-deprecated]
* Creating stylized text with CSS rather than using raster images [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#text-as-text]
* Make raster image text accessible with CSS [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#raster-text]
* Indenting text [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#text-indentation]
* Changing case [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#text-transform-caset]
* Outlining content [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#outlines]
* Absolute positioning based on structural markup [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#absolute-positioning]

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Michael Cooper
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