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Re: Visually indicating accessibility error as a screen reader user


From: Patrick Dunphy
Date: Mar 28, 2013 11:27AM

Similar to the previous comment, I sometimes use a plug in called awesome
screenshot.. it allows you to choose the entire screen or just a specific
selection as well as annotate it before saving.

Hope that helps.
On Mar 28, 2013 1:10 PM, "Alastair Campbell" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Birkir R. Gunnarsson wrote:
> > It made me wonder what sighted testers do in this situation and if
> > there is a tool or method that could replicate this for the
> > zero-sighted.
> Using screenshots is a common way of highlighting where issues are, I
> generally use graphics software, but another way would be using
> browser tools.
> If you can use something like firebug you could highlight particular
> areas by adding CSS. For example, if it has an ID:
> #aParticularElement {outline: 2px red solid;}
> I seem to remember that firebug had some work done to make it
> accessible, although I'm not sure on it's current status. If you know
> CSS (or are prepared to learn) that's probably the easiest way to
> highlight things.
> With an element highlighted in the HTML, move across to the styles
> pane, and add the outline to the element styles.
> You could then screenshot the browser (alt-prt sc on windows) and
> paste into Word (or whatever).
> Just don't leave any dodgy tabs open at the same time!
> hth,
> -Alastair
> > > >