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From: Keith Parks
Date: Sep 23, 2008 12:00PM


Hi folks.

I have a video that consists of words (text) moving around on the
screen. There are some "swoosh" sound effects, but no dialog. In what
form would I create the equivalent text alternative?

If it was a regular graphic, I'd do it as an alt, or possibly
longdesc. But how to code this for an embedded video? Maybe nested
<embed> tag within the video's <embed> tags?

I could caption it, but do screen readers read the text out of caption
files?

Thanks for any ideas or references,

Keith

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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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http://www.sa.sdsu.edu/communications

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