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Re: JAWS doing em / strong Re: *Complex* Tables, Forms, Labeling, I'm still confused

From: Terrie King <tking@ucp.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 10:26:45 -0500
Message-ID: <014301c28bf2$3df07330$8602000a@TKING>
To: "Kelly Ford" <kelly@kellford.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Very helpful and good to know.  Thanks!

Terrie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kelly Ford" <kelly@kellford.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS doing em / strong Re: *Complex* Tables, Forms, Labeling,
I'm still confused


>
> Actually JAWS 4.5 does support these tags to some degree.  The user can
ask
> for the indicated font of text on a web page by pressing insert+f.  Text
> marked with <strong>...</strong> will be indicated as bold.  Text marked
> with <em>...</em> will be indicated as italic.
>
> If the user chooses there are settings that can be enabled to have this
> level of notifaction turned on automatically.  See the Format Notification
> options available when pressing ins+v or the JAWS configuration manager.
>
> Kelly
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
> To: "Terrie King" <tking@ucp.org>
> Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 6:58 AM
> Subject: JAWS doing em / strong Re: *Complex* Tables, Forms, Labeling, I'm
> still confused
>
>
> >
> > I have been told that this was one of the things that RNIB testing
found.
> (if
> > I recall correctly)
> >
> > Which just makes for a bug report on JAWS - unless it turns out the
> problem
> > is with what IE makes available to it. That would surprise me in this
> case,
> > since IE visually renders it.
> >
> > This is a case where it would be nice to have Audio CSS iplementation -
it
> > would make it much easier for users to solve these problems for
themselves
> > and share their style rules, instead of waiting for the developers to
have
> > work time available.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Chaals
> >
> > On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Terrie King wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >I interested in this, too.  Can anyone share some info on this?
> > >
> > >Terrie King
> > >
> > >>
> > >> As a completely side issue, I've been told that JAWS doesn't handle
> <em>
> > >and
> > >> <strong> - is this true?  Is there no indication to the JAWS user
that
> > >those
> > >> tags are being used?  (I haven't noticed either way in my own use of
> JAWS,
> > >> but
> > >> I use it solely for testing, and haven't got the same familiarity
with
> the
> > >> modes and setup options as might be needed to make it work.)
> > >>
>
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 10:23:48 GMT

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