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Re: tables without table headers


From: Donald Evans
Date: Apr 20, 2011 1:42PM


On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Angela French < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> This probably sounds like a stupid question, but I've got a real-life
> reason for needing to know. How do screen readers users know if a table has
> been used for layout versus data if the developer did not use table header
> tags? Even if a table holds real data, but the developer(or the CMS) fails
> to use table header tags, does the screen reader user have to evaluate the
> content to determine if the table was used for layout versus data (or even
> pseudo-data)?
> Angela French
> Internet Specialist
> State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
> 360-704-4316
> http://www.checkoutacollege.com<;http://www.checkoutacollege.com/>;