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Re: hovers and screenreaders


From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Feb 26, 2010 5:12PM

Hi Karen,
I am using JAWS 11 and IE 8 and it identified 73 links on the page. None
were reade as Mouse over or as hover links and they all appeared to work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carin Headrick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 7:36 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] hovers and screenreaders

> Hi. I'm trying to help a webmaster. Her page is loaded with "click here"
> links. She put some kind of hovering title on some of them hoping
> screenreaders would find it. Mine sure didn't. I know that some things
> that hover can be found by screenreaders. What's the magic trick? She
> works for my city. The site is
> http://guelph.ca/living.cfm?subCatID=1179&;smocid=1764
> and behold the mass o' click heres!
> Carin