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Re: Making a grid of divs appear as a "table"


From: Keith Parks
Date: Jul 11, 2008 2:30PM

On Jul 11, 2008, at 12:00 PM, Tech wrote:

> So the question I still cannot seem to get some consensus about
> is: Can such a two-part grid be made reasonably acceptable to
> assistive devices by simply hiding the inappropriate elements from
> either the reader, or a normal page.

It's my understanding that "visibility:hidden" and "display:none" is
not a reliable ways to hide something from display but still have it
be read by screen readers.

(details here <http://css-discuss.incutio.com/?

Also, scanning through the comments in your source code you mention
hiding the first header from screen readers by CSS. How are you
planning to do that exactly? I was looking for some attributes for
the #hbody, but I must be missing it.



Keith Parks
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Student Affairs Communications Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7444
(619) 594-1046


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