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Re: making url links in email body useful for screen readers

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 16:23:09 -0500
To: Joel Ward <ward_joel@bah.com>, WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-id: <014501c2e35d$6cfa93a0$6501a8c0@handsontech>

what screen reader, version, oe, version is being used here?  I have never
seen a message I cannot tab through as far back as jaws 3.7.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Ward" <ward_joel@bah.com>
To: "WAI List" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: making url links in email body useful for screen readers



> She can tab, but the url link is just not active and tabbable to, as alink
> in a web page is. If I mouse click on it on her machine, it does work. I
> think it might be her speech browser set up?

Very likely.  Normally, you can tab to links in text emails using Outlook
Express.  But I know that speech browsers will often override normal
keyboard and cursor functions.

There must be a way, though.
Received on Wednesday, 5 March 2003 16:23:15 GMT

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