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Re: Hiding presntational text from a screen reader

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From: ALISTAIR DUGGIN
Date: Mar 27, 2012 9:17AM


Thanks Jared,

I was thinking that it may be unnecessary aural clutter for a screen reader=
users. A sighted user needs to be able to associate the text with one of t=
he two images on the page whereas I was thinking a screen reader user would=
n't need to.=A0 Thinking about it further though it could be helpful to a s=
ighted screen reader user.

Al










From: Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> > =

Sent: Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 14:59
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Hiding presntational text from a screen reader
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On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 6:34 AM, ALISTAIR DUGGIN
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Should I try and hide the 'Left:' and 'Right:' text from screen readers b=
y using aria-hidden=3D"true" or is this unnecessary?

I'd think that if you expect this content to be read and useful to any
users, then it's not really presentational at all and should not be
hidden.

Jared