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Re: Spacing

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 11:08:07 -0500
Message-ID: <001401c178f0$090e49a0$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: <mburks952@worldnet.att.net>
My bug report is incomplete.  any one character alt will not work with
jaws for windows.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael R. Burks" <mburks952@worldnet.att.net>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 10:36 AM
Subject: RE: Spacing

Would alt+"*" work?  I understand most screen readers will nto read


Mike Burks

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of David Poehlman
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 10:06 AM
To: Laurie Davis-Covin; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Spacing

as I understand it, the former may not be supported everywhere and due
to what I consider to be a bug in jaws, using alt="" or alt=" " to hide
them from images off results in:
or blank.gif"
being spoken.  again, this is what I consider to be a bug in jaws and
the work around causes too much sacrifice due to the fact that setting
graphics rendering to labeled graphics only and by the way, these are
labeled graphics if they use the tags above as far as I am concerned
will cause one to miss important items that are not labeled.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laurie Davis-Covin" <laurie.davis-covin@nist.gov>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 9:46 AM
Subject: Spacing

Can anyone tell me which is most accessible technique to
use for spacing -- &nbsp; or a spacer (blank) gif ?

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