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(unknown charset) Re: Data table help.

From: (unknown charset) Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 09:38:12 -0600 (CST)
To: (unknown charset) <toan.tran@rbc.com>
Cc: (unknown charset) <ij@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0310280936510.14803-100000@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>

You do not need the <p> elements and you proabably want to add a caption
element to the table[1].

Jon

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/tables.html#edef-CAPTION

On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 toan.tran@rbc.com wrote:

> Ian,
>
> Could you please let me know what's wrong with the data table below? Is it a
> valid data table?
>
> Can I have IDs attributes for data cells? (indicated in red below). Should
> these "ids" be  "headers" instead?
> It would be great if you let me know asap.
>
> Also is there a difference (in term of HTML syntax) between a Section 508
> and a W3C's WCAG1.0 Table?
>
> Is there a difference in the way a screen reader (ie: JAWS) will read the
> table using Section 508 syntax vs. W3C's WCAG1.0 syntax?
>
> Thank you in advanced for your help. I really appreciate it.
>
>
>
> <table>
> <tbody>
> <tr>
> <th id="tbl452id0_0" scope="row">
> <p>Employee Name</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id0_1" scope="row">
> <p>Employee Number</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id0_2" scope="row">
> <p>Employee Income</p>
> </th>
> </tr>
>
> <tr>
> <th id="tbl452id1_0" scope="row">
> <p>John, Doe</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id1_1" scope="row">
> <p>123456789</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id1_2" scope="row">
> <p>40K</p>
> </th>
> </tr>
> <tr>
> <th id="tbl452id2_0" scope="row">
> <p>Smith, Paul</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id2_1" scope="row">
> <p>222222222</p>
> </th>
> <th id="tbl452id2_2" scope="row">
> <p>1000K</p>
> </th>
> </tr>
> </tbody>
> </table>
>
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Toan Tran
> Technical Systems Analyst
> Integration Middleware & Application Services
> RBC Financial Group - Systems & Technology
> 315 Front Street West, 5th Floor
> Tel: (416) 348-4005    Fax: (416) 348-2613
> Email: toan.tran@rbc.com <mailto:toan.tran@rbc.com>
>
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