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Date: Jul 27, 2015 12:16AM
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Hm, I see I've screwed up some of the mail order, sorry!
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 08:15:30AM +0200, _mallory wrote:
> I've noticed NVDA will treat text that is broken into multiple lines
> is treated as separate lines. Which kinda sucks when you have something
> like a button where the text wrapped to two lines; sometimes it sounds
> like two separate links/buttons when it's in fact one.
> > On 25/07/2015 22:04, Guy Hickling wrote:
> > >Assistive technology reacts to
> > >paragraphs (eg screen readers may pause very slightly, and/or change
> > >inflexion, at the end of a paragraph, but they don't do that for divs. Your
> > >3 sentances would have been run together.
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 11:02:28PM +0100, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> > Just doing some very cursory testing, this isn't quite accurate.
> > Doing a simple "read all" with NVDA and JAWS in Firefox and IE,
> > <div>foo</div>
> > <div>bar</div>
> > is read out exactly the same (same pause, inflection) as
> > <p>foo</p>
> > <p>bar</p>
> > For what it's worth, a notable inflection (to denote the end of a
> > sentence) isn't caused by the presence or absence of a <p> element,
> > but rather punctuation. Again
> > <div>foo.</div>
> > <div>bar.</div>
> > and
> > <p>foo.</p>
> > <p>bar.</p>
> > are announced the same, now both with a lowering/inflection to
> > signify the end of a sentence.
> > P
> > --
> > Patrick H. Lauke
> > > >