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From: Chagnon | PubCom.com
Date: Nov 24, 2015 8:22AM


Thanks, Birkir.
--Bevi Chagnon

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Sent: Monday, November 23, 2015 12:16 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Sharepoint frustrations

Hi

I will try to summon my thoughts, such as they are, over Thanksgiving and put them together into something solid.
I will send it out to one or two of you, who may be able to add to it.
Then I can post it on my website.
Thanks



On 11/23/15, Chagnon | PubCom.com < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Birkir, I'd love for an overview and/or summary of Sharepoint's
> accessibility problems.
> Or if you wanted to write a blog about them somewhere, that would be great.
>
> We no longer work on Sharepoint projects so when my enterprise and
> government clients ask me about its accessibility, I'm at a loss. I'd
> like to direct them to some solid info about it and I appreciate your
> knowledge and expertise.
>
> TIA,
> Bevi
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Birkir R. Gunnarsson
> Sent: Saturday, November 21, 2015 8:31 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Sharepoint frustrations
>
> 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.
> Cheers
> -B
>
>
> 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
>> >> >> archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
>> >>
>
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