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Re: Placeholder text in forms for Priority 3


From: Sofia Celic
Date: Aug 10, 2008 4:40PM

Just remember to only remove the default text with the script!
Screen reader users often shift focus back and forth to check their input. I
have seen many implementations that script away the text entered by screen
reader users while they are checking their input.

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 8:54 AM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> A better approach is to use scripting to set the value of the text box
> on page load and remove the text onfocus. This removes the issues
> documented above if the user has scripting disabled.