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Re: Highlighting areas of text on mouse click.

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 17:52:37 -0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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"Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo" <emmanuelle@mi.madritel.es> wrote in
message news:001c01c29eca$39ab1150$734225d5@emmanuelle1...
>
> Hi Tim,
>
> There is an extension for Ie 5.0 that includes:
> "Text Highlighter: This Web Accessory lets you highlight text in a
document
> just like you would in Microsoft Word. It's easy. Select your text,
then
> right-click and choose Highlight. This tool is very useful for reading
long
> documents."
> It can be download from:
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/previous/webaccess/ie5wa.asp
>
> Regrettably this extension doesn't work with Ie 6.0 or superior. And I
don't
> understand why they have eliminated that option so useful.

Changes to make it work in IE6 are trivial, and are probably already
documented on the web, the reason it doesn't is DOM changes in IE6, the
Web accessories, are really just javascripts added to the page.

Jim.
Received on Sunday, 8 December 2002 13:00:29 GMT

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