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Re: absolute positioning and screenreaders

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 17:57:26 +0100
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "Lauke PH" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <578C4DFC-6AAC-11D7-BD65-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>

The opinion seems to be that "they're read in the order they appear in 
the source code."

however scripting and the DOM offer all sorts of methods of interfering 
with this,
wonder does anyone have good examples of how to update a page 
accessibly?

Jonathan


On Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at 04:32 PM, Lauke PH wrote:

>
> I have to double-check, but I assume they're read in the order they 
> appear in the source code.
>
> Patrick
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Chetwynd [mailto:j.chetwynd@btinternet.com]
> Sent: 09 April 2003 16:22
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: absolute positioning and screenreaders
>
>
>
> what order are absolute positioned elements read by screenreaders?
> anyone have a clue about this?
>
> Imagine a game of snakes and ladders or chess, how to enable the
> easiest access for people without a screen.
>
> thanks
>
> Jonathan
>
>
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