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Re: Spacing

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 18:40:22 +0000
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com>, <mburks952@worldnet.att.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <01112918402201.00727@linux>
not sure how this got to me.....
any ideas?


On Thursday 29 November 2001 16:08, David Poehlman wrote:
> 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
> punctuation.
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> 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:
> "spacer.gif
> 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
> 
> 
> 
> Hi,
> Can anyone tell me which is most accessible technique to
> use for spacing -- &nbsp; or a spacer (blank) gif ?
> 
> Laurie Davis-Covin, Web Specialist
> SAIC @ National Institute of
> Standards and Technology
> 100 Bureau Drive
> Admin. Building, Room E 220
> Gaithersburg, MD 20899
> Ph: 301-975-8027

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