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Re: [w3c-wai-ig] side menu and screen readers

From: Marti <marti@agassa.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 05:48:39 -0500
Message-ID: <00e501c0a306$589588a0$a3d6db3f@cais.net>
To: "Bernard Silva" <BernardSilva@privacy.gov.au>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Providing an "extra" link that lets people using screen readers skip over
the navigation is the current solution to this problem.
Marti

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernard Silva" <BernardSilva@privacy.gov.au>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 11:50 PM
Subject: [w3c-wai-ig] side menu and screen readers


> Hi all,
>
> A regular screen reader user of our web site has said to us that the use
of
> a side bar navigation system on sites is a pet hate for him.  His problem
is
> that his reader has to plough through all the side bar information before
> getting to the content on the page.
>
> We are in the process of re-developing our site and I'd be very interested
> in comments on this issue.
>
> Regards
> Bernard Silva
> Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner
> www.privacy.go.au
>
Received on Friday, 2 March 2001 05:53:10 GMT

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