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Re: Semantics for Indicating Accessible Version of Files

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From: ben morrison
Date: Jan 27, 2009 9:40AM


On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Randy Pearson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hello,
>
> We are working with a website that has myriad old PDF files that are scanned
> PDF images, and obviously not accessible. Over time, we will be adding
> accessible alternatives, but also keeping the originals.
>
> Our question is, what is the proper semantic technique for indicating that
> one of these files is the accessible version of the other? The site pages
> currently list files in an HTML table, with one row per file (columns for
> the hyperlinked file, file size, etc.). We can add the accessible file in a
> new row right after the scanned file, but how should we indicate the
> relationship?

Using proper table markup should fix this for you.

Table caption & summary indicating there are possible accessible versions
using table headers and scope to identify columns.

Lots of good info here:

http://www.webaim.org/techniques/tables/

Ben
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Ben Morrison