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

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From: Angela French
Date: Oct 31, 2012 9:23AM


Awesome. That's exactly what I was looking for.

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>Subject: Re: [WebAIM] how is list-style-type:none communicated to screen
>reader?
>
>Angela French asked:
>"Can someone please tell me how a list item is communicated (read aloud)
>to a screen reader user when list-style-type:none; has been set in the CSS?"
>
>With NVDA and Jaws the list (and number of list items) is reported as usual,
>but the list items are treated differently.
>
><ul>
><li>Item 1</li>
><li>Item 2</li>
></ul>
>
>Jaws for example reports the items in the above list as "Bullet, Item 1" and
>"Bullet, Item 2". If you apply list-style-type: none; to the list, Jaws simply
>reports "Item 1" and "Item 2".
>
><ol>
><li>Item 1</li>
><li>Item 2</li>
></ol>
>
>The same thing applies to ordered lists. Jaws reports the items from the
>above list as "1, Item 1" and "2, Item 2". With list-style-type: none; applied,
>Jaws doesn't acknowledge the numbering and reports "Item 1" and "Item 2".
>
>Léonie.
>
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>French
>Sent: 30 October 2012 17:29
>To: 'WebAim Forum ( <EMAIL REMOVED> )'
>Subject: [WebAIM] how is list-style-type:none communicated to screen
>reader?
>
>Can someone please tell me how a list item is communicated (read aloud) to
>a screen reader user when list-style-type:none; has been set in the CSS?
>
>Thank you,
>
>Angela French
>Internet Specialist
>State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
>360-704-4316
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