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Re: moving text and Assistive Technology

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 19:26:14 -0600 (CST)
Message-ID: <57604.>
To: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Cc: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>, Léonie Watson <lw@nomensa.com>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@sidar.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi folks,

many thanks to those who reported results.

I can't get to the bottom of it - there seems to be something very strange
going on that isn't an obvious direct reaction to the code, and I don't
have the time in this project to follow it up.

I suspect a bug report to Freedom Scientific might be the smartest
strategy from here. They could probably work out what is going on (I
suspect that an hour of testing would identify the problem, although the
solution might take more time to develop :-)



Charles McCathieNevile           charles@sidar.org

> Charles, when I went to the page at
> http://www.bendigo2004.com/
> JAWS 5.1 continually repeated the word "edit" as it read down the page
> (this
> is the way JAWS signals the presence of an <input> of type="text").
> However, as far as I can tell there is only one text input element on the
> page (it does not have a label). The repetition may be an artifact of the
> moving text elsewhere on the page-- I don't know how else to account for
> it.
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