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Re: Screen Reader support for Table markup

From: jeffrey Pledger <jpledger@pop.mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 18:13:42 -0400
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.0.20010918181229.018902f0@pop.mindspring.com>
To: "Mike Scott" <mscott@msfw.com>, "wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Mike,

Why would you want to put the field name on more than one line to begin with?

Jeffrey Pledger
President, AbleTV.net At 01:48 PM 9/13/01 -0500, Mike Scott wrote:
>Does any screen reader actually make use of table markup such as <th>
>elements etc?
>
>In my initial testing with JAWS 4 and IBM Home Page Reader 3, both seemed to
>always assume that the first row and first column were the headers,
>regardless of whether <th> elements were omitted or used elsewhere in the
>table (such as on the second column).
>
>Mike
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