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RE: Can your browser and screen reader do this?

From: Wilson Craig <Wilsonc@Hj.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 14:47:58 -0500
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001be3a76$a0391500$420f5acf@wilson>
JAWS for Windows does. It reads, "North period. South period. East period.
West period," as you tab to each link in IE 4.01.

Wilson Craig
Marketing Manager/Webmaster
Henter-Joyce, Inc.
1-800-336-5658
http://www.hj.com
wilsonc@hj.com

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
Sent: Thursday, January 07, 1999 2:28 PM
To: Leonard R. Kasday
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Can your browser and screen reader do this?


Lynx does. I imagine it works with a screeen reader pretty transparently.
(This is probably obvious, but once it is said people can be sure that
they don't need to repeat it, instead of just being fairly sure. *smile*)

Charles McCN

On Thu, 7 Jan 1999, Leonard R. Kasday wrote:

  I need to find out about how well browsers and screenreaders handle
  pictures with selectable areas, i.e. image maps. I have a sample image map
at

  http://astro.temple.edu/~kasday/web_access/image_map.html

  If you have a browser and screenreader... or a browser that combines those
  functions, would you take a quick look and see if it reads the text labels
  attached to the selectable area?  Please email results back to me at
  kasday@acm.org   .

  I'll post results back to the list.

  Thanks!

  Len

  p.s.
  I currently have access to two browsers. Only one of them sees the labels.
  -------
  Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
  Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
  Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
  Temple University

  Ritter Hall Annex, Room 423, Philadelphia, PA 19122
  kasday@acm.org
  (215} 204-2247 (voice)
  (800) 750-7428 (TTY)
Received on Thursday, 7 January 1999 14:47:29 GMT

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