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Re: Narrator not reading italics

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 18:20:20 +0100
Message-ID: <3E6F6C54.9080003@sidar.org>
To: "Egan, Paul" <paul.egan@bearingpoint.biz>
CC: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Just like the problem of making silk purses from sow's ears, you 
probably can't do it.

The problem isn't you, it is that Narrator must have a bug in it. The 
best you can do is write to the developer, explain the problem, and ask 
them to let you know if there is a new version that fixes it.


Charles McCN
Charles McCathieNevile                  Fundacion Sidar

Egan, Paul wrote:

>Ref.: Problem with Narrator reading italicised words on a web page
>Can someone please advise.
>I am having difficulty with .htm pages where Narrator is not correctly
>reading some of the italicised words. I've included example .htm code below
>that illustrates my problem. 
>The Narrator application (accessible via
>Start>Programs>Accessories>Accessibility>Narrator) reads the first
>italicised words (Golden Pages) correctly but not the 2nd, which are coded
>the exact same. 
>How can I ensure that every italicised word is read consistently by the
>Narrator application?
>Yours sincerely,
>Paul Egan
><!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
><title>Untitled Document</title>
><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
><em>Golden Pages</em> has grown rapidly. The company started operations with
>members of staff in 1968. Today this figure has grown to over 300 employees.
>staff at <em>Golden Pages</em> controls the entire range of directory
>from the selling of advertising through to computerised page make-up,
>publishing and marketing activities. 
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