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From: Donald Evans
Date: Aug 26, 2011 12:51PM


Given the following code, when I use Firefox 6 and JAWS 12 it will not read
the link text between the <header> tags.
If I change the <header> to a <div> it works fine.
It also works with Firefox 5 and JAWS 12.
Can anyone confirm this? Or is JAWS just being difficult today?


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Title of the document</title>
</head>

<body>

<header id="doc4" class="yui-t0" >
<div id="hd" role="banner">
<div id="skip">
<a id="skip-main" class="visuallyhidden focusable" href="#content-main">Skip
to main content</a>
<a id="skip-steps" class="visuallyhidden focusable" href="#resources">Skip
to supporting information</a>
<a id="skip-foot" class="visuallyhidden focusable" href="#ft">Skip to footer
and contact information</a>
</div>
</div>
</header>
</body>
</html>
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Donald F. Evans,
Making Websites Accessible
Senior Accessibility Architect
Deque Systems
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