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Re: Creating surveys with Survey monkey as a screen reader user, and in a foreign language


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Aug 25, 2012 6:51AM


Thanks Jenifer. My concern has more to do with how easy it is for a
screen reader user to use these tools.
After my initial tries yesterday (only about 45 minutes), producing
the answer choices was no problem, but the question text that I enter
into the edit box, does not appear in the survey preview at least,
only "q1", no text at all.
Also once you start moving around inside the list of question types
you are automatically put into the edit firled for the answers, unless
you use the virtual buffer to select the type of question from the
screen reader buffer (alt arrow down in Jaws).
So, slightly disappointed with my first 45 minutes of Survey Monkey,
not that I have given up, and I'd happily find out I did something
wrong, rather than there are major issues with the survey creation

On 8/25/12, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> As I recently posted to this list, on August 14:
> This topic of survey tools has been discussed many times on the
> WebAIM list. Here's a link to an extended thread from July of 2011:
> <http://webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread?threadG80>;http://webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread?threadG80
> This thread discusses the output from tools.
> The topic of "preferred survey platform" was also opened in the last
> couple of weeks. This discussion began on August 13. Here's a link
> to that thread:
> http://webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread?threadT45
> Not that we're voting, but if I were, I'd vote that this question of
> accessible survey tools gets asked most often on this list.
> It never ceases to impress me how easy the WebAIM archives are to
> search and read. Thanks for that, Jared, and any other responsible
> members of the WebAIM team.
> Jennifer
> At 12:46 AM 8/25/2012, you wrote:
>>But, how accessible are these survey tools for generating surveys?
>>Has anyone generated a survey using surveymonkey or other commercial
>> software?
>>If so please relate experiences.
>>I am sighted and use bold, italic and colours for emphasis, but
>>concerned that screen readers do not pick up this form of emphasis
>>Any suggestions?
> > > >