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RE: A new one: label vs. Scope

From: Jean-Marie D'Amour <jm.damour@camo.qc.ca>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 18:07:40 -0400
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To: "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Yes, JAWS 4.02 associate the texte of the legend with each control but 
combobox. I think it is a bug that will be fixed in the next version.


Jean-Marie D'Amour M.Éd.
CAMO pour personnes handicapées

A 18:03 2002-04-24, Phill Jenkins a écrit :

>I don't consider reading the text as "support".  HPR reads the text as
>well.  Does JAWs 4.02 do anything with the Legend? for example associate it
>with each of the controls in the FIELDSET?
>I believe all browsers will display the text in the LEGEND / FIELDSET,
>after all, all they do is ignore the <ELEMENT> and what is left is text.
>But what I was asking if anything does something with it - as in associate
>the legend with the controls, allow one to get a legend for a particular
>control in a field set, expand or collapse the controls in the FIELDSET but
>leave the legend as a type of subject line for the collapsed FIELDSET, etc.
>These functions would be useful for magnifiers, screen readers, small
>screen graphical browsers, etc.
>Phill Jenkins
>IBM Research Division - Accessibility Center
>11501 Burnet Rd,  Austin TX  78758    http://www.ibm.com/able
>JAWS 4.02 supports the legend of the fieldset for all controls but
>Jean-Marie D'Amour M.Éd.
>CAMO pour personnes handicapées
>A 14:56 2002-04-24, Phill Jenkins a écrit :
> >Does anyone know of any ATs or browsers that support [meaning give the
> >users an interface to] FIELDSET?
> >
> >IBM Home Page Reader does not at the current time.
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