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Re: Accessible data table

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 20:39:21 -0500 (EST)
To: "B.K. DeLong" <bkdelong@pobox.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0412222037470.14195@smart.net>

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, B.K. DeLong wrote:

>
> Hi all -
>
> I'd like an opinion on the accessibility of our data tables. I think I've
> covered everything including:
>
> 1. Table caption elements.
> 2. Proper table structure including th, thead and tbody elements.
> 3. identifying relationships between columns and cells using scope, id and
> headers attributes
> 4. A meaningful table summary attribute.

just took a look in Lynx, running on a Linux machine.

all the columns and cells lined up nicely, in fact nicer than any I have
ever seen, but the captions at the top were not lined up with the columns.

Bob

>
> Is there anything I'm missing?
>
> http://mit.edu/ocwhq/author/cmstable/100/6columns.html
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> --
> B.K. DeLong
> Web Production Specialist
>
> MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)
> Massachusetts Institute of Technology
> Building 9, Room 215
> 105 Massachusetts Ave.
> Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
>
> email: bkdelong@mit.edu
> http://bkdelong.mit.edu
>
>

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