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Re: Role attribute


From: Geof Collis
Date: Oct 8, 2009 8:30AM


So sighted people dont have to read it or listen to it?

Have you tried the INSERT+CTRL+SEMICOLON command? I for the life of
me am having one heck of a time trying to position my fingers to
accomplish this and I dont have any disability in my hands. I prefer
having skip links at the top of the page to jump to imnportant areas
of the page and I'd be willing to bet that someone who was blind with
arthritis would be inclined to agree.

I think developers need to go back to the drawing board on this one. :O)

>Landmarks provide a way of navigating between significant page areas.
>They can be used by developers to identify page sections, such as
>search, main content, navigation, etc. While it is extra "clutter",
>landmarks can significantly increase the usability and accessibility
>of the page by providing direct access to these important page
>In JAWS, INSERT+CTRL+SEMICOLON allows you to Select a Landmark. The
>SEMICOLON and SHIFT+SEMICOLON keystrokes Move to Next Landmark and
>Move to Previous Landmark.

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