Re: Action item: table with TH with and without scope

If we are discussing modifying H63 to include scope shouldn't we use a simpler table than the example (one without these extra H3 cells in the table)?


On Oct 19, 2013, at 8:55 AM, David MacDonald <> wrote:

> Hi Sailesh and all
> I tested the table with NVDA, VoiceOver and Jaws and updated results after
> the tables on the page below.
> Cheers
> David MacDonald
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sailesh Panchang [] 
> Sent: October 17, 2013 11:21 PM
> To: WCAG; Joshue O Connor
> Subject: Action item: table with TH with and without scope
> Survey items #9 and 11::
> The comments in May 2013  were primarily influenced because of better
> support for the scope attribute by JAWS and NVDA.
> NVDA 2012 like JAWS read all cells marked up as TH to the left of current
> cell (in column header rows) and all cells marked up as TH above current
> cell for row header cells. (NVDA 2013 does not do so now) And I was using an
> older version of FF in April / May.
> Hence changes were suggested to H63 and H51 (survey items 9 and 11.
> This comment was never submitted as a new technique but suggested a few
> changes to the existing technique.
> Representing it as a new technique in the survey is not appropriate. 
> For H63 survey item#9: The example refers to a 'published schedule' but the
> code that follows that is a contact info table.
> That contact Info table is from a link of the Resources page for H63.
> Here is a link to tables marked up with TH with and without the scope
> attribute.
> Regards,
> Sailesh

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