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Re: Ignore HTML elements in mobile devices

From: Rodrigo Prestes Machado <rodrigo.prestes@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2014 21:41:28 -0300
Message-Id: <7FAE958E-921C-4ADB-8830-4AD1DB0392C8@gmail.com>
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Thanks Corey!

With a image, the alt=“” will be enough, but, do you know if we have a tabindex=“0” equivalente for touch events in ARIA?

Regards, 
Rodrigo


Em 07/09/2014, à(s) 20:55, Corey Collins <ccollins@usc.edu.au> escreveu:

> Hi Rodrigo
>  
> Referencing an image within a CSS style will be ignored by a screen reader.
>  
> If the image is not being referenced in a CSS style, an empty alt will suffice but make sure you utilise the alt attribute (alt=””) or the image file name may be read-out.
>  
> Thanks.
> Corey Collins
> Adaptive Technologies Specialist
> Student Life and Learning
> University of the Sunshine Coast
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>  
> From: Rodrigo Prestes Machado [mailto:rodrigo.prestes@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Monday, 8 September 2014 9:18 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Ignore HTML elements in mobile devices
>  
> Dear Colleagues,
>  
> I'm new in accessibility, so, I'm sorry if my question is too basic. How can i ignore an element, for example, a image, in screen readers for mobile devices (VoiceOver or TalkBack). Sometimes we need to ignore element used just to style the page, so I need something similar tabindex=“0” but for touch events.
>  
> Best regards,
> Rodrigo
>  
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