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From: Donald Evans
Date: Jan 26, 2012 11:45AM


This may help:
http://websiteaccessibility.donaldevans.com/?p=149



On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Kim Schmitz < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:

> Hello WebAim users,
>
> I have never posted to this list so please forgive me if this is an old and
> well know question with a well known answer.
>
> Here is the problem I am having:
>
> I have a link that displays hidden content above the link. I can't figure
> out how to make sure screen reader users are aware of this newly presented
> content. I'm using NVDA and when I click on the link, nothing happens.
> Below is an example of how we are presenting this content:
>
> <script type="text/javascript">
> function showTerms(element) {
> document.getElementById(element.getAttribute("rel")).style.display
> = "block";
> }
> </script>
> </head>
> <body>
> <p>Some Content Above</p>
> <div id="terms" style="display:none;">Terms and Conditions Content</div>
> <p>Some Content Inbetween</p>
> <a href="javascript:void(0)" rel="terms" onclick="showTerms(this);">Terms
> and Conditions</a>
> <p>Some Content Below</p>
>
> I appreciate any and all help.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Cheers,
> Kim
>