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Re: FrontPage Accessibility Wizard?

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 07:47:55 -0400
Message-ID: <004f01c0c7fd$68131bf0$e924f79f@STATE.CT.US>
To: "Paul Stauffer 301-827-5694 FAX 301-443-6385" <STAUFFERP@cder.fda.gov>, "w3c-wai-ig-request" <w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org>, "Heather Swayne" <hswayne@microsoft.com>, "WAI IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Jim Tobias" <tobias@inclusive.com>
Paul:
There is a free addin for FrontPage 2000 that makes it easy to add popup
text for hotspots in your image maps. The Addin is called "Alt-text for
Image Maps" and is available at:  http://www.jimcoaddins.com/


Kathleen Anderson, Webmaster
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----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Stauffer 301-827-5694 FAX 301-443-6385 <STAUFFERP@cder.fda.gov>
To: w3c-wai-ig-request <w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org>; Heather Swayne
<hswayne@microsoft.com>; WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 10:45 AM
Subject: Re: FrontPage Accessibility Wizard?


> Thanks for posting this link.
>
> They didn't address the fact that FP2000 cannot handle alt text for
> image maps.  It recommends not using image maps as a method to achieve
> accessibility.  That's a cop out.
>
> I would also like to see FP2000 support alt text a little better.  It
> doesn't require or prompt you for alt text.  Furthermore, I would like
> to see LONGDESC to be supported.
>
> Paul Stauffer
> staufferp@cder.fda.gov
>
>
> >All,
> >
> >this article is kind of interesting....
> >http://www.microsoftfrontpage.com/content/articles/accessibility.html
> >
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >
> >Mike Burks
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> >Behalf Of Heather Swayne
> >Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 9:24 PM
> >To: WAI IG
> >Cc: Jim Tobias
> >Subject: RE: FrontPage Accessibility Wizard?
> >
> >
> >In case not everyone has heard Dick Brown has changed jobs within
> >Microsoft - he has moved back to an editor position within MS Press
> >(Dick's background was in User Assistance or product documentation
> >before he joined the Accessible Technology Group 3 years ago).
> >
> >FrontPage 2002, which shipped as part of Office XP, does not contain an
> >accessibility wizard.  Although, as Terry Crowley and others have
> >pointed out, there are third party products that can be used with
> >FrontPage to check for accessibility.
> >
> >Heather Swayne
> >Lead Program Manager for the
> >Technical Solutions Team within the
> >Microsoft Accessible Technology Group
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> >From: Wendy A Chisholm [mailto:wendy@w3.org]
> >Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 6:12 PM
> >To: WAI IG
> >Cc: Jim Tobias
> >Subject: RE: FrontPage Accessibility Wizard?
> >
> >Hello,
> >
> >In the minutes that you refer to, Dick Brown took an action item to
> >forward
> >more information to the ER list about a FrontPage Accessibility Wizard.
> >It
> >is my understanding that an accessibility wizard for FrontPage does not
> >exist.  I do not know if one is currently in development.  Perhaps
> >someone
> >from Microsoft could provide more information on this?
> >
> >--wendy
> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> >> > Behalf Of Jim Tobias
> >> > Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 1:57 PM
> >> > To: WAI IG
> >> > Subject: FrontPage Accessibility Wizard?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > I notice that there are references in the June 12 and 26, 2000 ER
> >> > teleconferences to a FrontPage Accessibility Wizard.  Can anyone
> >> > supply detail on this? Thanks in advance.
> >> >
> >> > Jim
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Jim Tobias
> >> > Inclusive Technologies
> >> > tobias@inclusive.com
> >> > 732.441.0831 v/tty
> >> > www.inclusive.com
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >
> >--
> >wendy a chisholm
> >world wide web consortium
> >web accessibility initiative
> >madison, wi usa
> >tel: +1 608 663 6346
> >/--
> >
> >
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2001 07:49:17 GMT

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