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Re: HTML Label Tags


From: Priti Rohra
Date: Jun 22, 2010 5:33AM

Hi Ken,

You can download SuperNova 11.53 from Dolphin's website. It is the latest
one and you can run it for 30 days.
To read the label associated with the form fields, simply press the "Tab"
key to navigate and you would listen to the label text read out by SuperNova
when your focus moves from one form field to another.

Hope this helps... !

Thanks & Regards,
Priti Rohra
Senior Accessibility Consultant
Net Systems Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd. & BarrierBreak Technologies
Web: www.n-syst.com | www.barrierbreak.com
Blog: www.barrierbreak.com/blog

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Weavers" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 3:14 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] HTML Label Tags

>I am a computer analyst/developer, and have been asked to add Label Tags to
> a web page used as an entry form, to facilitate its use by those with a
> sight impediment. My understanding is that by including the tags, certain
> speech software, such as JAWS, will "speak" the contents of the Label Tag
> while the cursor hovers on the field, which would not otherwise happen.
> Having added the tags, I wish to verify that my coding is correct, and
> that
> the "speech" occurs at the required times (but not if the Label Tag is
> missing) - otherwise the change might be useless. My colleagues and I are
> having some trouble testing this, not being used to JAWS or other such
> software. We have tried Supernova and ZoomText, but are having trouble
> setting them to the mode which will allow "speech" at the right time and
> in
> the right form.
> Can anyone please give me some help as to the best software to use, with
> the
> right version and settings, and what to do, just to perform this simple
> task? Once tested, I would not need to use the software again, unless
> further changes were needed, so a free sample edition of the software
> would
> be better.
> Once I have established that the code to produce the Label Tags works
> properly, I can release it to the rest of the university for general use.
> Thank you.
> Ken Weavers,
> Oxford Brookes University,
> England.