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Re: double underscore with meaning

From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 10:48:36 -0500
Message-ID: <CA++nJxrp7xnZBPeiZBVW=smXs77GKhdcd4ZBEAH-ZPrJtEm5RA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
+! to Patrick, I was just writing the same thing.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 10:35 AM, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
wrote:

> On 06/09/2018 16:27, Siegman, Tzviya wrote:
>
>> Hi WAI-IG,
>>
>> I often work on accounting content. It is common in the accounting world
>> to use a double underscore to indicate that the number is the sum, the
>> final number in the column. Below is an image including a sample (sorry, I
>> don’t have the HTML table to share). This can be accomplished with a CSS,
>> using something like border-bottom: 10px double;
>>
>> My question to this group is how can I make the double underscore
>> accessible?
>>
>
> The fact that the row header already says "Total ..." is arguably
> sufficient I'd say.
>
> P
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