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Re: Help with Echo accessibility


From: Ro
Date: Oct 26, 2010 8:27AM

Yeah unfortunately it's fine with Jaws. The problem is with Voiceover.
Thanks for checking it out, though.

~Randi and Guide Dog Jayden

One Day at a Time

On Oct 25, 2010, at 8:41 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Although I did not leave a comment I had no problem reading the page
> with
> JAWS 12 and IE8 and Windows Vista. All of the edit fields were there
> along
> with the buttons for the amodicons.
> Chuck
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ro" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2010 8:42 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] Help with Echo accessibility
>> Hi folks,
>> If there are any Apple users with Leopard or Snow, can I get your
>> help
>> with something? One of my favorite blogs uses Echo's commenting
>> system. To follow comments, you can just click "follow", enter your
>> email, and then you can reply to comments by email. It's really nice,
>> but since one of the latest Safari updates, the word "follow" does
>> nothing. I've tried using group mode in Leopard to no avail.
>> The Echo CEO actually suggested I get a PC user to enter my email
>> address for me. Wow. He says it works from on his Mac OS 10, which is
>> great but he's not using Voiceover. Can someone go check it out, just
>> arrow down until you find the comment field, keep going until you
>> hear
>> "follow", click it and see if you get an option to enter an email? I
>> want to know if this is something weird with my computer alone before
>> I respond to the Echo guy some more.
>> If you're so inclined also, if you think you might know what the
>> problem is and if there's a fix, that would be great too because then
>> I could tell them.
>> I was hoping I'd never have to bring this here, but I don't know what
>> else to do.
>> Here's a post to test the comments:
>> http://vomitcomet.blogspot.com/2010/10/i-got-world-series-i-wanted.html
>> Thanks in advance...
>> ~Randi and Guide Dog Jayden
>> http://raynaadi.blogspot.com/