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Re: ActiveX accessibility

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From: Jamie Smith
Date: May 24, 2009 12:20PM


FYI, Microsoft Active Accessiblity isn't used with Macs.

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Kelly Ford < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hey Jane,
>
> Can you give any further details on exactly what you are trying to do here?
> Just adding Microsoft Active Accessibility support to an ActiveX control
> isn't likely to accomplish what you want, depending on what you are trying
> to do. If screen readers are involved as an example, there will be other
> steps you'll probably need to take
>
> Are you building your own control for example that is going to display a
> user interface for people to use?
>
> BTW, hello from another former Madisonian.
>
> If you can give a bit more of an idea I can probably get you the details
> you
> need.
>
> Kelly
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: J. B-Vincent [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2009 9:37 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] ActiveX accessibility
>
> Hi Mark:
>
> I found a lot about iAccessible, but very little practical guidance about
> how to use it with ActiveX.
>
> Thanks, and say hi to State Street for me,
> Jane
>
> --- On Thu, 5/21/09, mark novak < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> From: mark novak < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] ActiveX accessibility
> To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009, 9:32 AM
>
> hi Jane
>
> Do you mean the "iAccessible" interface ? If so, I think you will find
> lots of
> info searching on Google ...
>
> Mark
>
> =====
>
> J. B-Vincent wrote:
> > Good morning:
> >
> > I've been scouring the Web for information on accessibility and ActiveX
> scripting. There are some references to use of iAccessibility, but even
> that
> is scanty. Any leads to more robust writeups would be much
> appreciated--thanks.
> >
> > Jane Vincent, Center for Accessible Technology, Berkeley, CA
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >