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Re: Bold Italics


From: Bevi Chagnon
Date: Sep 25, 2012 3:06PM

If we were coding a website from scratch, that would probably work. But I'm
not sure how screen readers would interpret both <strong> and <em> around
some text.

However, this is a Word document that must be 508-compliant and will
eventually be converted to XML, HTML and a PDF.
Word has character styles <strong> and <emphasis> and you can't apply both,
only one.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Guillermo Alzuru [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:28 PM
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Subject: RE: [WebAIM] Bold Italics

Why not <strong><em>text</em></strong> ? Is there anything wrong with using

Guillermo Alzuru
Web Instructional Development
University of Georgia
Center for Continuing Education #189B

-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Bevi Chagnon
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:22 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Bold Italics

I have a client that needs to use both bold and italics on a section of text
that will be used on webpages.

Bold = <strong> and Italics =<em>, but what is recommended for bold+italics
on that text?

--Bevi Chagnon


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