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Re: accessibility supported questions

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 16:04:15 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80904010804x69146fcdgc0e5a99682f7d9fe@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi Ramon,
their is role="application" [1] that can be used to prompt AT to
change modes (if they use them).
Their is some current discussion about its use on the free aria
mailing list http://groups.google.co.uk/group/free-aria/browse_thread/thread/6b515c66a19ed168

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria/#application

2009/4/1 Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>:
> Thanks, Steven, it was that virtual PC cursor thing... Now it works <smile>
> Does this mean that we should inform the users to do this in our webpages? I
> think most of the users won't disable document mode if they are not told to
> do so...
> Thanks again,
> Ramón.
> Steven Faulkner escribió:
>> in the case of the grid example, as with many ARIA widgets you need to
>> turn document mode (virtual PC cursor for JAWS) off (toggle mode with
>> INS + Z).

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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