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From: MacKay, Graham (JUS)
Date: Oct 23, 2002 10:14AM

We're still trying to sort through the usage of JAWS to help us in
converting our Web Sites over to be W3C WAI compliant. We are currently
having a small problem with document language detection. We have HTML files
in both French and English, and the language is specified properly in HTML
at the top of the file. In IBM's HomePage Reader, there is a setting to
automatically switch to languages as marked up. Does JAWS have such an
automatic detection? We seem to have to manually specify the language to

Any help appreciated.


Graham MacKay
Web Developer (OIP I&IT Intern)
Enterprise Application Services
Integrated Justice Information Technology Division
Ministry of Public Safety and Security
The Provincial Government of Ontario

18 King Street East, 18th Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 2X1

Phone: 416.326.9993
Fax: 416.314.0216

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