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Re: Austin Lounge Lizards player frame


From: E.J. Zufelt
Date: Feb 16, 2010 9:30AM

Good morning Carin,

You might also point out that even the most properly designed
accessible Flash object is still inaccessible to screen-reader users
on Mac and Linux.

Everett Zufelt

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On 2010-02-16, at 7:32 AM, Jason Megginson wrote:

> Hello Carin,
> The wmode parameter of the object tag is set to "Transparent". This
> must
> be set to "window" (i.e. <PARAM NAME="WMode" VALUE="window">) or not
> set
> (defaulted to window).
> Once set to window, accessibility of the Flash movie will be exposed
> through the player and to AT.
> Jason Megginson
> SSB BART Group
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Carin
> Headrick
> Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 7:37 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] Austin Lounge Lizards player frame
> Hi. Can anyone zoom over to www.austinlizards.com and tell me why
> screenreader-users cannot see the buttons in the player frame? I
> have the
> ear of the webmaster. It would be good to have something intelligent
> to
> speak into it.
> Thanks.
> Carin