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Re: Accessibility of Tableau data dashboards?


From: Chaals McCathie Nevile
Date: May 23, 2016 2:46PM

On Mon, 23 May 2016 17:16:10 -0000, Olaf Drümmer < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Does anyone know of a conceptual approach that can accommodate
> accessibility for data visualization (beyond alternative text or
> alternate -= text based - presentation forms)?

Yes. There is a lot that could be done with SVG. Although implementation
of accessibility features tends to be weak still, there are examples that
show a lot of potential.

Have a look at https://github.com/SVG-access-W3CG/use-case-examples for
some starting points. Incorporating a lot of what works into charting
libraries is not terribly complex despite being rare. Same for fixing a
lot of the simpler browser bugs.


>> On 23.05.2016, at 18:44, Moore,Michael (Accessibility) (HHSC)
>> < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> If anyone knows of an accessible data visualization tool I would really
>> appreciate it if you would share that information with this list.
> Olaf
> > > > --
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