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From: Glenda Watson Hyatt
Date: Jul 31, 2001 1:13PM


Thanks Cheryl, that's good to know.
Does anyone know of a comparison of screen readers, showing what they do
support and how? That would be a handy resource.
Cheers,
Glenda
>
> I also wondered if screen readers read the title so I tried a little
> experiment. I added title tags that were different from the
> content and then
> read the page with Jaws. It was inconsistent. For some links it read the
> title tag but did not for others. They are helpful, but I would
> not want to
> depend on them.
>
> Glenda Watson Hyatt wrote:
>
> > Kynn, that is a neat tip. And screen readers do read the
> title? Does it
> > also show up when tabbing?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Glenda
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> > > In other words -- use the "title" tag to add additional,
> human-readable
> > > information to your links.
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