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[techs] Techniques for Guideline 4.2

From: Michael Cooper <michaelc@watchfire.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 17:24:01 -0400
Message-ID: <A0666B3C59F1634290FDC88674D87C3202124DD9@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 4.2. Michael

HTML Techniques

* Markup and style sheets rather than images: the example of math [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#markupnotimage]
* Plugin viewers [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#download-viewer]
* Frame sources [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050211/#frames_html]

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]
* Creating layout, positioning, layering, and alignment [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#layout]
* Creating Invisible labels for form elements [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#creating-invisible-labels]
* Indenting text [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-CSS-TECHS-20050211/#text-indentation]


Script Techniques

* javascript: URIs [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-SCRIPT-TECHS-20050211/#js-uri]
* Dynamic content generation [http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-SCRIPT-TECHS-20050211/#doc-write]

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