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Re: Horizontal Scrolling for Reading Text: Why it doesn't work.

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 19:15:30 -0500
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxEk68V3juN=JGBkRXYZrW7FCXpvz3RD_TJPjVWbu2Yg3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>, Wayne Dick <wayneedick@gmail.com>, Joshue O Connor <josh@interaccess.ie>, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
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Katie Haritos-Shea
703-371-5545

On Feb 1, 2017 6:50 PM, "Glenda Sims" <glenda.sims@deque.com> wrote:

> Wayne,
>
> I'm deeply grateful for your research on this!  I always knew it was a
> pain, but I did not truly understand how bad it was until I experienced it
> myself.  I want the world to understand this now!
>
> G
>
> glenda sims    |   team a11y lead   |    deque.com    |    512.963.3773
> <(512)%20963-3773>
>
> *web for everyone. web on everything.* -  w3 goals
>
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 5:01 PM, Wayne Dick <wayneedick@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> If you would want to understand why horizontal scrolling is really not
>> the following gives a quantitative explanation. Nobody has ever done this
>> analysis before.
>>
>> http://nosetothepage.org/Fitz/2dScroll.html
>>
>> You cannot make an informed judgement of Resize Content and Linearize
>> without considering this proof of extreme user need. Two dimensional
>> scrolling of blocks of text is not just annoying it is a profound
>> disruption of the reading process.
>>
>> Wayne
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>> Wayne
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