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Re: UNLABELLED GRAPHICS/PHOTOS

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From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: May 20, 2011 11:03PM


the web site needs to be rectified as screen readers willnot be able to
label them by themselves without readable text.
Chuck
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From: "Tania" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Monday, April 18, 2011 12:48 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] UNLABELLED GRAPHICS/PHOTOS


>
>
> I came across a website that does not label graphics/photos with alt text.
> They used empty quote marks like this:
>
> alt= ""
>
>
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> The graphics were positioned using CSS.
>
> With the above combination, I found that
>
> 1.. JAWS do not identify the graphics at all when navigating with arrow
> keys.
> 2.. Clicking on the graphic with a mouse and invoking the JAWS 'LABEL
> GRAPHIC function' produced message that said "the cursor is not positioned
> on a graphic."
>
>
> QUESTION:
>
> In such an instance, other than asking the website to rectify codes in
> their webpage, how else can screenreader users get label for the graphics
> ?
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>
>
> thanks
>
> tania
>