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RE: repetitive navigation

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From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Feb 20, 2003 10:30AM


Another technique is to use CSS to have the foreground and background
colors be the same and use a very small font.

Or

Use CSS visibility property instead of display. Set visibility to hidden.


Jon



At 04:32 PM 2/19/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>Philip asked:
>
>"unless display:none also hides content from screen readers?"
>
>I just tested display:none in Window-Eyes Professional 4.2 and the text did
>not render in Window-Eyes.
>
>I also recall testing the display:none CSS attribute in JAWS 4.0 sometime
>back and the display:none did not render in that screen reader, as well.
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Leo Smith [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
>Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 10:14 AM
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>Subject: RE: repetitive navigation
>
>
>Hi Philip,
>
>I really like the idea of using the pseudo-class :focus to accomplish
>the appearing "skip to...." link when tabbing.
>
>I also like the idea of being able to skip back and forth between
>main content and navigation.
>
>As far as hiding the skip to link in NS4 completely, this seems like
>a good idea based on the fact that the keyboard focus does not
>skip in this browser, as it should.
>
>I am assuming you would use display:none to achieve that, which
>would effectively hide it completely from keyboard access, but still
>make it available to screen reader users who, of course, would still
>find it useful (unless display:none also hides content from screen
>readers?)
>
>Thanks for the technique Philip.
>
>Leo.
>
>On 7 Feb 2003, at 21:00, Philip Pawley wrote:
>
> > Hi Leo,
> >
> > At 07/02/03 08:58 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Hi Philip,
> > >
> > >This is a very interesting idea.
> > >
> > >Could you give us an example of a code snippet using this method that
> > >has been tested and works.
> > >
> > >Thanks Much!
> > >
> > >Leo.
> >
> > Here are the essentials:
> > http://www.alexanderworks.org.uk/wai/skip.html
> >
> > Again, you'll need:
> > username: wai
> > password: whynot
> >
> > Let me know what you think.
> >
> > All the best,
> >
> >
> > --
> > Philip Pawley
> > Liverpool, UK
> > http://www.alexanderworks.org.uk/
> > --
>
>
>
>
>Leo Smith
>Web Designer/Developer
>USM Office of Publications and Marketing
>University of Southern Maine
>207-780-4774
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