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Re: vpat for msword IE plugin


From: Michael.Moore@dars.state.tx.us
Date: Feb 24, 2011 1:33PM

I did not find one on Microsoft's VPAT page http://www.microsoft.com/industry/government/products/section508/default.aspx

The screen readers that I have tested JAWS, Window Eyes, NVDA do not work with the plug-in viewers for IE. The issue is that to the screen reader the information displayed is html and they are assuming IE controls. The only way to read Office docs, or PDFs for that matter with a screen reader is to open them with the stand alone software.

Mike Moore
(512) 424-4159

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From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Donald Evans
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 1:31 PM
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Subject: [WebAIM] vpat for msword IE plugin

Is there a VPAT for the MS Word plug in for IE, or does anyone have an idea
if it meets 508?

Donald F. Evans
Deque Systems
(O) 703-225-0380 ext. 103
(C) (703) 608-8890
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