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Re: please test these expanding content areas for me


From: Ro
Date: Nov 15, 2011 3:15PM

Using Voiceover with Snow Leopard and Safari, I hear a heading titled, "Mandatory Waivers"

Then I heard that it's a visited link, but the only page I visited is the first link you provided. The visited link sounds like, "f_tuitionwaivers.aspx".

Then under a heading level four it says, "optional waivers" and then the same visited link.

Each heading has that same visited link. I don't use tab with VO, just arrow keys.

Headings after this read, "
Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Differential" and so on.

Referencing your email, I definitely don't hear anything you said would be in the first expanding area.

I tried group order when navigating in Safari just to see if anything showed up, but nothing did, and nothing in form controls either.

Hope that helps; I'm just a regular Jane Shmo Mac user. :)


You know, I just looked at my link choser out of curiosity and there are forty-five items. That visited link I mentioned? It comes up in the link chooser with a number next to it, 1-8. I tried clicking on that visited link, which I should have done before replying, and it seems to expan the material. I now here what you included in the first email.

There's nothing to indicate a menu expanded, so if you didn't know it was there, you'd think nothing happened.

Sorry this is so scattered; I'm tired and should not be trying to test anything. Though maybe that just makes me more of an average user. ;)


On Nov 15, 2011, at 2:45 PM, Angela French wrote:

> Hello,
> Would it be possible for some screen reader users to tell me if it is possible (and practical) to navigate to the content that is in the expanding content areas on this page? http://sbctc.edu/college/f_tuitionwaivers.aspx . I doubt if they are accessible by screen readers as I can't seem to tab to them.
> The first expanding area is entitled "Mandatory Waivers". Inside that expanding content area are links to 4 other web pages. These are the 4 link labels inside the expanded content.
> Children and Spouse of Totally Disabled or POW/MIA or Deceased Eligible Veterans or National Guard Members<http://sbctc.edu/college/_f-tuitionwaivers_childofdisableddeceasedpow.aspx>;
> Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Law Enforcement Officers or Firefighters <http://sbctc.edu/college/_f-tuitionwaivers_childofdeceasedlawenforcemt.aspx>; (NEW CHANGES IN 2010)
> Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (Inactive) <http://sbctc.edu/college/_f-tuitionwaivers_waawardforvocexcellence.aspx>;
> Washington Scholars (Inactive)<http://sbctc.edu/college/_f-tuitionwaivers_washingtonscholars.aspx>;
> Thank you very much.
> Angela French
> Internet Specialist
> State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
> 360-704-4316
> http://www.checkoutacollege.com/