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Re: fractions and other math bits


From: Mike Warner
Date: Jul 29, 2016 12:17PM

Thanks, Steve. I'd seen several sites talk about mathplayer. Is that
commonly installed? Do you think that students who plan to take an online
math course would know to install it? I could add a screen-reader-only
aria alert div with the download info if it's not installed, if the general
consensus is that mathml/mathplayer is the best way to go.


Mike Warner
Director of IT Services
MindEdge, Inc.

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> NVDA handles MathML very well (either HTML+MathML or HTML+MathJax)...just
> make sure you have MathPlayer installed (
> https://www.dessci.com/en/products/mathplayer/). You'll probably find the
> best experience with FireFox. You can use IE11 if you use Enterprise Mode.
> The latest version of JAWS also now supports math in both IE and Firefox.
> If you want to use Chrome, then you are stuck using the ChromeVox reader,
> and it will only work with HTML+MathJax pages.
> A nice resource for figuring out what works with what is Benetech's Math
> Support Finder: http://msf.mathmlcloud.org/
> It isn't fully populated yet (it is a volunteer effort), but it is growing
> over time.
> Best regards,
> --Steve Noble
> 502-969-3088
> http://louisville.academia.edu/SteveNoble