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Re: Naming and labeling tables in Word


From: Bourne, Sarah (ITD)
Date: May 28, 2014 2:28PM


Thank you for that tip. It didn't change the problem with the names of the tables, but it made a huge difference in how JAWS read, or didn't read, headers as you move around the cells.

Sarah E. Bourne
Director of Assistive Technology
Information Technology Division
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1 Ashburton Pl. rm 1601 Boston MA 02108

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From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jonathan Avila
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 1:06 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Naming and labeling tables in Word

> 1. Is there any other screen reader that does make of use of these
semantic hooks Word allows?

You need to make sure the Defined Bookmarked Tables override verbosity setting in JAWS is set to "off" for the bookmarks to be announced.