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RE: DHTML show/hide sections & screen readers

From: Derek Featherstone <feather@wats.ca>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 10:13:33 -0400
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On Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:04 AM, Jon wrote:

> But still there is uncertainty why you did not go to a new
> page and you appear to be at the same spot you started.  Many
> users might think nothing happened and go somewhere else.

Agreed - which is why I've been experimenting with a similar technique that
uses real links to named anchors/fragment identifiers within the same page.
Theoretically they'll get announced as "this page link" or similar.
Theoretically the browser/screen reader should also move to that spot in the
page and read from there.

I'll try to post a sample as I'd love to see some other test results beyond
the testing I've been able to do so far...

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