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Re: Sharepoint frustrations


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Nov 21, 2015 6:31PM

I have seen these issues, and they are due to the fact that
accessibility of Sharepoint generated content is beyond horid!
Microsoft didn't just drop the ball on accessibility of Sharepoint
generated content, they dug a 100-foot deep hole first.
This has something to do with the misuse of the application role I
think. Then aria-hidden is used incorrectly which hides big portions
of the content.
It has been a few months, and I will have to dig through my notes to
be more specific.
I will try to email you something off-list, if there is still use for
this information.

On 11/19/15, Ritz, Courtney L. (GSFC-7500) < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi all,
> Apologies if I sent this twice, was having an Outlook issue.
> Is there anyone on the list who's had experience developing in Sharepoint
> 2010 or 2013, and or using it with a screen reader like JAWS?
> I'm at my wit's end, trying to help our developers figure out why JAWS keeps
> treating some of the page content as editable, speaking "edit has pop-up" on
> each line of text or hyperlink and trying to turn on Forms Mode.
> If anyone has any ideas as to what might cause this aggravating behavior and
> what the developers could maybe do to fix it, please let me know off-list,
> unless others here are interested in finding out.
> Unfortunately, for security reasons, the pages are behind a firewall. The
> folks at Microsoft and Freedom Scientific both couldn't help us much, since
> they couldn't see the Sharepoint pages themselves.
> Courtney
> > > > >

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