WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

E-mail List Archives

Re: JAWS Accordion test


From: Randi
Date: Mar 22, 2009 6:10PM

Hi Al,

Yep, thats what I heard. Its really fun testing stuff, makes me feel
like I'm being productive hehe. I enjoyed the clip of Jaws too. I'd
wondered what it sounded like.


On 3/22/09, Al Sparber < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Thank you Randi.
> The contents of the first hidden panel is:
> Mary Had a Little Lamb, its fleece was white as snow
> The contents of the second hidden panel is:
> Copernicus was an astronomer a long time ago
> So VoiceOver worked perfectly.
> Your test is quite valuable and much appreciated.
> --
> Al
> From: "Randi" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> Hi there. I use Apple's VoiceOver on a new macbook. I'm also newly
>> blind and new to this language. I think I now know what accordian
>> menus are.
>> Anyway, I think it worked fine, if I know what I'm supposed to hear. I
>> heard, "link, Nursery rhyme" and then some of Mary Had a Little Lamb.
>> Then something like "end of hidden content" and then "link, actronaut"
>> something or other and then something brief about that. Sorry, I'm
>> paraphrasing as I haven't quite mastered toggling between windows and
>> not loosing my place in my typing.
>> Thats what I heard on a macbook as a newly blind screenreader and mac
>> user. Hope it helps.
>> Randi
>> On 3/21/09, Al Sparber < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>> We've produced a little test with our latest accordion widget to see how
>>> it
>>> performs in JAWS 10. If anyone would care to look, there is a link to
>>> download or open an MP3 of the JAWS narrative for the test page:
>>> http://www.projectseven.com/products/tools/accordion2/accessible/jaws-test/
>>> I'd also be curious as to how this page performs in Apple's new assistive
>>> reader or in older assistive devices.