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Re: Negative numbers

From: Mohith BP <mohith.ckm49@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2017 15:12:06 +0530
Message-ID: <CAOH8-+0CWQ-mTfEb5UmN1JYn6YPqEpbJtmsArxMv9k_+3B-hSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Yang <joesaiyang@gmail.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Most of the times in the default verbosity Voice over and other screen
readers read dash instead of minus if there is a space between the
currency symbol or the numbers.
Using the either of the html or unicode markup helps to read the
symbols properly:
Instead of dash for minus, please use either '&minus;' or '&#8722;'

Thanks & Regards,
Mohith B. P.

On 9/30/17, Joseph Yang <joesaiyang@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having an issue with Voiceover not reading negative numbers. Apparently
> it is not reading the minus sign. Has anyone been able to find a work
> around for this? I've read that using parentheses was an option, but
> because I work in banking, I'm not sure if that will be a viable option for
> the stakeholders.
Received on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 09:43:03 UTC

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