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RE: Invisible "Skip navigation" link

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 10:09:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: Simon White <simon.white@jkd.co.uk>
cc: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>, WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0207231006420.3223-100000@tux.w3.org>

Spaces are usually there to provide appropriate presentation - ensure that
the last word of a text alternative isn't run together with the first word
following - this makes it easier to read, or understand when spoken by a
screen reader.

Thanks to Simon for having some history available for the repeats of



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Vosloo [mailto:stevenvosloo@yahoo.com]
>Sent: 23 July 2002 14:32
>Subject: Invisible "Skip navigation" link
>What is the best way to code an invisible Skip Nav link?
><a href="#content">
>    <img src="spacer.gif" alt="Skip navigation." width="1" height="1"
>Does the <A> need a title with "Skip navigation." link too?
>And while I'm here, does anyone know why many examples for accessible
>links provide a space after a description? And around an "=" sign, e.g.
><a href="#content" accesskey="2" title="Skip Navigation. Access key = 2.
>    Skip Navigation
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