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RE: Invisible "Skip navigation" link

From: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 17:22:56 +0200
To: "'WAI IG'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000d01c2325c$d570ba70$130310ac@theijunction.icelogic.co.za>

So, you'd use a full stop (or some other punctuation) AND a space, e.g.

<a href="#content" title="Skip Navigation. Access key = 2. ">
   Skip Navigation
</a> 
<a href="1.htm" title="Blah blah. Access key = 3. ">
   Blah blah
</a> 

Sounds like: Skip Navigation. Access key = 2. Blah blah. Access key = 3.

As opposed to: Skip Navigation. Access key = 2.Blah blah. Access key =
3.(which is gonna sounds real bad!)




-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org] 
Sent: 23 July 2002 04:09 PM
To: Simon White
Cc: Steve Vosloo; WAI IG
Subject: RE: Invisible "Skip navigation" link


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
discussion.

cheers

Chaals

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Vosloo [mailto:stevenvosloo@yahoo.com]
>Sent: 23 July 2002 14:32
>To: WAI IG
>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" 
>border="0"> </A>
>
>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
></a>
>
Received on Tuesday, 23 July 2002 14:16:47 GMT

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