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Opera 3.5 browser and table linearization

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 10:17:04 -0600
Message-Id: <199811231616.KAA22686@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
The new version of Opera (version 3.5) will linearize TABLEs by  ignoring
TABLE markup.  You can select this option in the Perferences menu in the
Document Appearance option.  In the Document Appearance disalog box you can
un-check the "Enable Tables"  option.  

While this is a simple method of linearizing tables it can be used to test
how ignoring TABLE markup does or does not improve accessibility of a

Opera has other accessibility features like ignoring author fonts, colors
and CSS.  It also allows users to specify their own CSS style sheets for
overriding author style features.

It also has extenisve keyboard support for navigating the structure of a

You can download a 30 day trial version from:


Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Voice: 217-244-5870
Fax: 217-333-0248
E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
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