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Re: place-holding characters in edit/text boxes

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 03:01:02 +1000
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: tina@greytower.net
Message-Id: <B214F73D-E08B-11D7-8023-000A958826AA@sidar.org>

Yes, that's exactly what I should have said.

It needs real text characters that can be found. The big annoyance is 
in password fields...

cheers

Chaals

On Sunday, Sep 7, 2003, at 02:48 Australia/Sydney, tina@greytower.net 
wrote:

>
> On  7 Sep, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>
>> Aha. We did some testing at Sidar and discovered that Outspoken (the
>> only screen reader for the Mac) also has this problem. Which was
>> important, because at least one of our people (who was doing the
>> testing for a project) uses this as his everyday platform.
>
>   Should we understand this to mean that Outspoken, a piece of 
> assistive
>   technology in use today, has a problem with form controls that does
>   not have default (place holding) values ?
>
> -- 
>  -    Tina Holmboe                    Greytower Technologies
>    tina@greytower.net                http://www.greytower.net/
>    [+46] 0708 557 905
>
>
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Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
Received on Saturday, 6 September 2003 13:01:23 GMT

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