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Re: Animated GIFs and accessibility guidelines

From: Patrick Burke <burke@ucla.edu>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 09:23:33 -0800
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At 08:52 AM 2/15/01, ADAM GUASCH-MELENDEZ wrote:
><<Another question related to that site - they've got a link to skip the 
>navigation stuff and go directly to the content, which is great. The link, 
>however, is a transparent gif, with the ALT text providing the description 
>of how it's to be used. Will screen readers currently in use pick this up 
>properly? >>

Yes, this feature on the Bobby site works fine (Jaws 3.5 with MSIE5.0, 
Lynx). I'm pretty sure other screen reader/browser combinations work about 
the same (as long as ALT content is being displayed).

Received on Thursday, 15 February 2001 12:25:00 UTC

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