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From: Sean Keegan
Date: Apr 25, 2016 1:46PM


Thanks for the suggestions. I had forgotten about the Selection Pane as a
means for checking such content. MS Office for Mac had it in a different
location than the Windows version and so I completely missed that tool.

Take care,
Sean


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> Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:19:52 +0000
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Distinguishing between text boxes and content regions
> > I have always used the outline view
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> As an "for what it's worth". The outline view is unfortunately IMO not
> reliable for getting all the content of a PPT because it won't show you all
> inserted content as Sean indicates. I wasn't suggesting relying on the
> selection pane for accessing content but more as a method to identify the
> types of objects such as placeholders or inserted textboxes.
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> Jonathan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Jim Allan
> Sent: Monday, April 25, 2016 10:14 AM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Distinguishing between text boxes and content regions
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> Sean,
> I have always used the outline view
> View Menu > Outline View ... this is what you are printing.
> I checked out the PPT Office 2016 Selection Pane (thanks Jon). on the
> right of the slide element is an "eye" icon, this toggles the element
> (making it appear and disappear). Alas, you still have to dig to see if
> images have appropriate 'alt's
>
> Jim
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