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Re: Opera Re: Chrome accessibility extensions

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2012 08:08:19 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+=z1W=2gf9Xnb1oRnms7KyqGY9qEKKn=z1AzavcT45o1zFjcg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: UAWG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
Thanks for these Chaals. they will come in handy.
Jim

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 7:22 AM, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:42:21 +0100, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> Useful when we go looking for implementations
>
>
> There are also a bunch of Opera extensions for accessibility. Although the
> category [1] includes a lot of stuff that *isn't* especially relevant, there
> are some things that are. The following list is the most obvious examples I
> found (and there are others I know of that are not labeled as
> accessibility):
> [1]https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/category/accessibility/?language=any
>
> TellMeMore
> - provides indication that longdescs are available, and shows them
> associated to thumbnails
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/tellmemore/
>
> Excesskey
> - allows for reconfiguration of accesskeys to match what the user finds
> helpful
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/excesskey/
>
> Cleanpages
> - improves the readability by de-cluttering the page
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/cleanpages/
>
> MouseTrail
> - puts a trail behind the mouse to aid in finding it
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/mouse-trail/
>
> BusComplete
> - auto completion for text entry
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/buscomplete/
>
> Greyed
> - reduces contrast by making white background grey (there are people who
> want this and with high contrast as the most beneficial default, it's a
> helpful option)
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/grayed/
>
> KeyTitle
> - makes title attributes show up when navigating by keyboard
> https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/key-title/
>
> cheers
>
> Chaals
>
> --
> Charles 'chaals' McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
>    je parle franįais -- hablo espaņol -- jeg kan litt norsk
> http://my.opera.com/chaals       Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
>



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Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator & Webmaster
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
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