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Re: CSS display property and tables

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 11:08:34 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=RWd5yDQyisWVvi8+Q9tYPWUM03FwKEt8iNdGs0z4Udw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Léonie Watson <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>
Cc: Jesper Tverskov <jesper@tverskov.dk>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On 14 May 2015 at 10:45, Léonie Watson <lwatson@paciellogroup.com> wrote:

> It turns out that Firefox exposes the table semantics through both
> IAccessible2 and MSAA, but neither Internet Explorer or Safari (on OS X)
> exposes the semantics.

Note that while Firefox does this it also provides an IA2 object attribute
layoutGuess: true or absent if false, in the case of your example table
layoutGuess: true.

This information is provided to allow AT to hide the layout table semantics
if they desire.

In the case of a chess board (example: http://codepen.io/stevef/pen/KpzRKO)
marked up using a table the layoutguess is false (absent)



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