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Re: examples of sites with good accessibility

From: Aaron Smith <aaron@gwmicro.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 08:31:34 -0500
Message-ID: <45475036.1010601@gwmicro.com>
To: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
CC: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, Michael S Elledge <elledge@msu.edu>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org


Window-Eyes has a host verbosity options that indicate various element 
properties, including the ability to read image source names when 
alternative text isn't available. There's not one that specifically 
says, "This element has a title attribute."


John M Slatin wrote:
> E	Excellent! Thanks, Aaron. So now it's down to JAWS... And maybe
> it has some keystroke I haven't come across yet (please tell me,
> someone!).
> Do HPR and Window-Eyes indicate somehow that such additional information
> is available? Or does the user just have to think, "Hay, I wonder if
> this one has a title attribute"?
> Thanks,
> John
> "Good design is accessible design"
> John Slatin, Director
> Accessibility Institute University of Texas at Austin 1 University
> station Stop G9600
> Austin, TX 78712, USA
> Phone +1.512.495.4288 Fax +1.512.495.4524 cell +1.512.784.7533
> email jslatin@austin.utexas.edu
> www.utexas.edu/research/accessibility/
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Smith [mailto:aaron@gwmicro.com] 
> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 3:17 PM
> To: Phill Jenkins
> Cc: John M Slatin; Michael S Elledge; John Foliot; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org;
> w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
> Subject: Re: examples of sites with good accessibility
> Just FYI, Window-Eyes does have an Element Properties hot key (INS-E by 
> default) which provides various information, including any alternative 
> text (i.e. ALT or TITLE attributes).
> Aaron
> Phill Jenkins wrote:
>> You're right that there's no keystroke in JAWS (or Window-Eyes, or 
>> Home Page Reader, or HAL) that would allow the user to query the title
>> attribute of a specific element. And I for one think it would be 
>> incredibly useful,
>> Home Page Reader does have this functionality - its the F1 or Shift F1
>> key that reads the title attribute, and displays it in the "info view"
> too.
>> Regards,
>> Phill Jenkins
>> IBM Worldwide Accessibility Center

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