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

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 15:37:22 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHMEIOEJAA.jon@spin.ie>

> 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.

Am I correct in understanding this as meaning that JAWS indicates an element
not directly linked to visual formatting by telling the user about a
possible visual formatting?

If so, am I alone in thinking this is insane?
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 10:30:58 GMT

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