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Re: hovers and screenreaders

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From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Feb 27, 2010 12:21AM


I had no difficulty accessing the links that were entitled " Link Here"
regarding the public transit system although the one regarding fare
increases led to a document that was apparently removed. The others for the
Google map and other information were accessed with no difficulty. There was
no indication of anything about hovering though.
Chuck
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carin Headrick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] hovers and screenreaders


> What about the links that said click here. She said she put text on them
> that you could see if hovering. I appear to have some kind of lead on how
> to give that info.
>
> Carin
> ----- Original Message -----
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> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 6:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] hovers and screenreaders
>
>
> 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.
> Chuck
> ----- 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
>>