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From: Lisa Halabi
Date: May 21, 2002 5:42AM


Hi Webaimers,

I'm trying to test a site for accessibility and was wondering what the best
method to test the WAI guidelines 6.3 "Ensure that pages are usable when
scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not
supported...". Is there a way to test this in Internet Explorer 6 used on a
Window XP machine? I'm sure in my old version of IE I could disable scripts
in the advanced options, but sadly I can't seem to do this with IE 6.

I'm finding lots of information about the guidelines themselves, but not
that much about how to actually test for them in practice.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

FYI, I'm using a combination of manual checks, Bobby, A-prompt, Lynx
emulator and another useful tool I found at
http://w3.lib.csufresno.edu/webacc/maxACC3.cgi#source to test, as well as
viewing elements in DreamWeaver. I'm finding that some tools are more useful
for testing certain aspects and not others.

Kind regards,
Lisa




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