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Re: JavaScript and Screen Readers

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:52:51 +0100
Message-ID: <48AADE43.5030608@googlemail.com>
To: Ryan Jean <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
CC: 'David Woolley' <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Ryan Jean wrote:
> No, it will read the alt but not standard text.

Without a test case, I'm still not precisely sure what you mean.

> And you are right about forcing it. It's the only way I could figure out to
> still reload new information and have JAWS read it, inside the textarea tag.

This Juicy Studio article describe a way to force JAWS to update its 
buffer with a less drastic hack:

http://juicystudio.com/article/improving-ajax-applications-for-jaws-users.php

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
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