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Re: role="presentation" on an image

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 15:33:40 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimrGBks9ZfFPhFvmZbmAfPSX3yiSps8rqvY-HWH@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
double scratch that:

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

there is no label role, i was right the first time...

regards
steve

On 23 August 2010 15:29, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

>  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
> 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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