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Re: how is list-style-type:none communicated to screenreader?


From: Angela French
Date: Oct 30, 2012 12:30PM

>On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Angela French wrote:
>> I want the list item number to link back to the original reference to the
>footnote. Since I can't apply a hyperlink to the list item number itself, I was
>thinking of styling it with list-item-style:none, then inserting the number as
>content into the <li> text.
>I think this approach works well. Depending on how it is accessed it could
>cause a bit of redundancy, but I'm not sure how else you could get this
>functionality. The small amount of potential redundancy would have less of
>an impact than simply omitting the list altogether.

Jared - the part I don't like about my idea is that the link back up to the main content comes BEFORE it is read by the screen reader, not at the end of the footnote. But the convention for footnotes is to put that number before the note. I suppose I could put another link at the end of the note - perhaps hide it off screen from sited users.