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Re: Flash accessibility test


From: Patrick Burke
Date: Dec 23, 2008 1:00PM

Hi Dean & all,

Not sure if this is a good test ...

With Jaws 10 & Flash 10 installed, I get:

IE7: "Untitled Document", with no indicator of links or Flash content.

Firefox 3: "Untitled Document" with no links. It indicates
"Flash Movie Start" & "Flash movie end", but shows no content.


At 10:20 AM 12/23/2008, Dean Hamack wrote:
>OK, I figured out there was a small problem in my logic the other day with
>regards to providing alternate content to screenreaders.
>The way swfobject.js works is to detect Flash, and if it finds it, set the
>alternate content to "display:none". As we know, this also hides it from the
>screenreader. So I made an alteration to swfobject.js to move the content
>off the page instead. Anyone care to test it out?
>Note that this is just the first page and none of the links work yet.