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RE: Recommended method for identifying a line in an "Accessible P DF"


From: julian.rickards@ndm.gov.on.ca
Date: Feb 21, 2003 1:53PM

> Why not give something more descriptive in the alt text for a
> horizontal
> line (or rule), like "Next Section", or better yet "Education Section
> Begins"? Isn't that closer to what our eyes tell us when we
> encounter a
> line visually?

In some cases, certainly it is a divider between sections but in our case,
it is purely decorative and the editors won't allow it to be removed. This
is why I was wondering if there was a generally accepted method of
identifying the line as a line. I think it was Joe Clarke who recommended
"horizontal line" which I think is what I will go with.


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