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Re: role="presentation" on an image

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 15:29:45 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimZAA0okExmKEcgXRVJiN6rDPixEtUdGz2RWGeG@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
 scratch that:
there is no ARIA role="label"

i must be going batty...
 there is a label role...

regards

steve
On 23 August 2010 15:28, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> hi dave,
> >role="label"
>
> there is no ARIA role="label"
> there is an aria-label property.
>
> regards
> steve
>
>   On 23 August 2010 15:23, David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Steve,
>>
>> What about putting role="label" on the image, and adding an
>> aria-labelledby relation?
>>
>> cheers,
>> D
>>
>>
>> On 23/08/10 7:59 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>> If an image has a role=presentation and a non empty alt, shouldn't the alt
>> text be passed to AT?
>>
>> example:
>>
>> <a href="home.html"><img src="home.gif" alt="home page"></a>
>>
>> currently this typically results in a screen reader announcing:
>>
>> "link graphic home page"
>>
>> when the presenece of the role information seems less than useful in
>> context.
>>
>> if role="presentation" allaowed the text "content" of the image object to
>> be passed to AT then
>>
>> <a href="home.html"><img src="home.gif" alt="home page"
>> role="presentation"></a>
>>
>> would result in the follwoing being announced:
>>
>> "link home page"
>>
>> currently this does not work as adding role="presentation" removes the
>> image form the browsers accessible tree.
>>
>> --
>> with regards
>>
>> Steve Faulkner
>> Technical Director - TPG Europe
>> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>>
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>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG Europe
> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.wat-c.org
> Web Accessibility Toolbar -
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>



-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

www.paciellogroup.com | www.wat-c.org
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http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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