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What do screen readers really say?

Sent by lynn alford on 12 September 2003 04:04


At 09:37 AM 11/09/2003 -0400, [EMAIL-REMOVED] wrote:
>There was a contributor to this discussion the other day stating that they 
>have a motor handicap and use the keyboard rather than the mouse - this 
>person did not seem to be visually handicapped. However, by depending on 
>the keyboard for navigation around a page, it was beneficial to this 
>person to have a visible "skip navigation" link so this person (and other 
>similar persons) could use the link to move directly to the body content 
>of the page and presumably scroll down through the body content as they 
>were reading.

The alternative is that if navigational elements come after the content in 
the html then you don't need to skip navigation.  Using styles, you can 
still place the navigational elements where ever you like, and people who 
tab through will be happy.

Lynn

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