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Re: <abbr> not reading
From: Digital Odyssey
Date: Jun 26, 2001 1:45PM
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Thanks very much. Is there a resource that tells us which tags work with
At 01:32 PM 6/26/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>As far as I know, Jaws does not support the ABBR tag. It only supports the
>ACRONYM tag. You may want to use the acronym instead, even if the item is
>technically not an acronym. Some people will look down on this approach,
>because "Sun" is not an acronym, but at least Jaws will read the expanded
>version of the text correctly. This is a judgment call that you will have to
>make (whether to have technically correct markup or to have a tag that works
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>From: "Digital Odyssey" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
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>Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 1:22 PM
>Subject: <abbr> not reading
> > Hi all,
> > I've tagged some headers on a calendar page as <abbr title="Sunday"> Sun
> > </abbr> etc., but when I have Jaws read it, it ignores the abbr tag. Can
> > anyone help me understand why?
> > Thanks,
> > Liz
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