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Re: Reading tables in JAWS


From: Andrews, David B (DEED)
Date: Feb 4, 2014 2:25PM

JAWS does have a set of "table reading commands," but it is my observation that most users don't know, or use them. Most people just arrow down, or read continuously, I suspect.


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Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2014 11:19 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] Reading tables in JAWS

Hi all,

I'm trying to better understand how JAWS users read tables. I have my own expectations of what I think JAWS should do, however, these are based on how I view the Web as a sighted user. Any insight as to how actual users of JAWS software scan and read tables is greatly appreciated, as are any links to additional information. (Note that I have reviewed the WebAIM information, WCAG 2.0, various YouTube videos, and a few other random sites.)

Thank you in advance,


Melissa Johnson

Senior Instructional Designer | Professional Services | Pearson eCollege
tel: 303.658.1647 | email: <EMAIL REMOVED>

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