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Re: correct or incorrect use of colgroup


From: Moore,Michael (Accessibility) (HHSC)
Date: Sep 21, 2015 2:02PM

The code looks correct and it worked well using JAWS 16. I suggest adding borders to the header cells to make the visual layout more understandable. It is unclear visually that current activity is the header for three columns of information.

Mike Moore
Accessibility Coordinator
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Civil Rights Office
(512) 438-3431 (Office)

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Angela French
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Subject: [WebAIM] correct or incorrect use of colgroup

I would appreciate if someone could take a look and tell me if the table found here<http://dev.sbctc.edu/colleges-staff/policies-rules/wac-rules.aspx>; is accessible. In particular, I am trying to determine if the use of colgroup is appropriate for the Current Activity header which has the three other table headers in the columns underneath it. I'm trying to figure out how to make our CMS support making accessible tables for any tables that more complex than simple ones.

Thank you

Angela French
Internet Specialist
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges