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Re: How does a blind access text on a browser, Tab does not work with plain text?

From: Ganesh J. Acharya <ganeshjacharya@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:03:52 +0530
Message-ID: <CAONvpd+b4Cxv-xESh2ftS6kqwKSc8Z4QFJjf9RmuoYjifnnvzQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rakesh <prakesh369@gmail.com>
Cc: wai-ig list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
thanks for the suggestion ...
so far NVDA seems to be a great tool.


On Sun, Jun 15, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Rakesh <prakesh369@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Ganesh,
>
> People with visual difficulties use a software called screen reader.
> This allows them to read the content on the web page. Even with this
> software , when used tab key to navigate it only reads focusable
> elements i.e links and form elements. The text can be read only using
> up and down arrow keys. This up and down arrow keys does not work as
> expected when you use only keyboard to browse.
>
> To have a experience of a screen reader you can give it a try with
> free and open source screen reader NVDA. NVDA can be downloaded from
> http://www.nvaccess.org/download/
>
> The short-cut commands to use NVDA can be found at
> http://www.maxability.co.in/screen-readers/nvda-web-commands/
> Hope this helps.
>
>
> On 6/15/14, Ganesh J. Acharya <ganeshjacharya@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was trying browsing using tab but I notice the main text is
> inaccessible.
> > The
> > tab only reached the links on the webpage. So, how are they to read the
> > rest in plain text?
> >
> > --
> > Sincerely,
> > Ganesh J. Acharya
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> >
>
>
> --
> Best Regards
> Rakesh Paladugula
> www.maxability.co.in
>



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