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RE: label across /td

From: Aaron Smith <aaron@gwmicro.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 08:19:38 -0500
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To: "Paul Bohman" <paulb@cpd2.usu.edu>, "'Paul Bohman'" <paulb@cpd2.usu.edu>, "'Joe Clark'" <joeclark@joeclark.org>, "'Matt May'" <mcmay@w3.org>
Cc: "'WAI-IG'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Window-Eyes works the same way, for information's sake.

At 05:56 PM 2/13/2003, Paul Bohman wrote:

>In fact, the form label works beautifully even if the label is separated by
>a ton of other stuff. You could put the label at the top of the page, then
>100 paragraphs of text, 50 images, and 15 other form elements and labels if
>you wanted to , then, finally, the corresponding form element at the bottom
>of the page(not that I would recommend it).
>When you tab through the form elements, the correct label is read with the
>correct form element.
>However, when you listen to the page in linear format, nothing special
>happens. (And if the label were really that distant from its corresponding
>form element, this would, of course, be confusing, because the label would
>be read WAY before the form element.)
>Paul Bohman
>Technology Coordinator
>WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind)
>Center for Persons with Disabilities
>Utah State University
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf
>Of Paul Bohman
>Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 3:32 PM
>To: 'Joe Clark'; 'Matt May'
>Cc: 'Aaron Smith'; 'WAI-IG'
>Subject: RE: label across /td
>I can verify that it works, really and truly, with JAWS 4.5 and Home Page
>Reader 3.0 on Windows XP, IE 6. I don't have immediate access to other
>screen readers or versions at the moment.

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