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Re: Table Scope=row working with screen reader?

From: Frank M. Palinkas <fmpalinkas@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:44:49 -0800
Message-ID: <CAN6dTQWnd=qvLWwO8YdTvJ1ASpny0w=TvVSX1aoYSYPCnaAp4w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Subramanian, Poornima (PCL)" <psubramanian@hagroup.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
For your guide here is the markup syntax:

For data table* columns*:

<tr>
<th scope="col">------</th>
<th scope="col">------</th>
<th scope="col">------</th>



</tr>


For data table *rows:*

<tr>
<th scope="row">-----</th>
<td>-----</td>
<td>-----.</td>
</tr>

Kind regards,

Frank M. Palinkas
Senior Technical Writer
Betcade, LLC
Mobile: +1 650 248 5315
Web page: https://github.com/fmpalinkas/web-accessibility-tutorials/wiki

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 1:12 PM, Subramanian, Poornima (PCL) <
psubramanian@hagroup.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
>
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> We are coding for a simple table where scope=column and scope=row defined
> for headers. When checking with screen reader (NVDA, JAWS), both the “row”
> and “column” headers are not announced together.
>
>
>
> The ‘row headers’ are completely skipped. Only the ‘column headers’ are
> announced while navigating through table cells.
>
>
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> Is this a known issue? Any suggestion to fix this?
>
>
>
> Appreciate your response!
>
>
>
> Best,
>
> Poornima
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