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Strikethrough elements and JAWS

From: James Nurthen <jnurthen@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 18:06:46 -0800
Message-ID: <231078ef050121180643f50542@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I need to create a review page for an application which shows text
which has changed (preferably as a strikethough) and its replacement.
It would seem that the natural elements for this would be <DEL> and
<INS>, however JAWS does not seem to recognise these elements. In fact
it reads the example from the WCAG 2.0 draft techniques document,
"<P>A Sheriff can employ <del>3</del><INS>5</INS> deputies. </P>"
"A Sheriff can employ thirty-five deputies."

Does anyone have a suggestion as to how to accomplish this requirement.

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