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From: Darold Lindquist
Date: Mar 27, 2002 12:57PM


FYI: JAWS 4.02 handles alt and title attributes quite well. If any one
would like me to verify this on their page, send me a URL.

Darold

At 02:39 PM 3/27/02, you wrote:
>Try: <img src="/images/transparentgif.gif" alt="Skip to content - Access key
>8" border="0">
>
>As for reading the TITLE attribute, I beleive that JAWS 3.x actually
>defaults to the Title attribute, for example:
>
> Go to the <.a href="link.html" Title="Go to the next page">Next
> page</a>
>will actually be read aloud as "Go to {the go to the next page}"
>
>this has caused me some grief in the past :(
>
>JF
>(I note you do not specify Height and Width attributes of your transparent
>gif - is this deliberate?)
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Emma Jane Hogbin [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> > Sent: March 27, 2002 2:24 PM
> > To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> > Subject: RE: Access Keys
> >
> >
> > I've just added the following to the top of the first page of our
> > new site....
> >
> > <a href="#content" title="Welcome to Career Matters. Many introduction
> > pages have flash introductions. You may find the search engine easier to
> > use. The search engine input box is Access Key 9. To skip to
> > content on all
> > pages use Access Key 8. This page contains a flash movie for content. Use
> > the navigation or search engine to find a plain text page."
> > accesskey="8"><img src="/images/transparentgif.gif" alt="Skip to content"
> > border="0"></a>
> >
> > Subsequent pages have no title just the alt that says "skip to content."
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > Will the title on the link even be read aloud by a screen
> > reader/aural browser?
> >
> > emma
> >
> >
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