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Re: Table Head

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:26:57 +0000
Message-ID: <49B00B61.1080703@dorward.me.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
richarduserite wrote:
> Why do you want to hide a table heading from a visual user but not 
> from a blind user. It is quite easy to hide elements from visual users 
> by using CSS, but blind and text-only users ignore style sheets
Common screenreaders read that which is on the screen - and if you 
display: none or visibility: hidden it, it won't be read out.

It is easy (and good for bandwidth) to have a browser with stylesheets 
and without images.

David Dorward
Received on Thursday, 5 March 2009 17:27:42 UTC

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