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Re: Accessibility of Content Controls in Word 2007+

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From: Karlen Communications
Date: Aug 29, 2016 8:02AM


Thanks, I've asked Microsoft for any accessibility documentation for Content Controls. Wil let you know if I get anything.

Cheers, Karen

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessibility of Content Controls in Word 2007+

Here is the reference, in case this is easier. It is under

* Edit Boxes in Word 2007 - 2013*

*NOTE:* There are several new form controls called "content controls" that are available in Word 2007 - 2013 for creating form fields. At the present time, JAWS does not work with forms created with the newer content controls. Microsoft is aware of this and they are working towards a better solution. Therefore, these instructions show you how to use legacy controls within Word to create accessible forms.


Freedom is a good source, but I would have liked to have found a Microsoft reference. I haven't come across one yet (there may be in their forums).


Cheers


Lisa


On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 8:50 AM, Karlen Communications < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Thanks! I had the web page but was not able to quickly find the text
> on my iPad.
>
> Cheers, Karen
>
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> Behalf Of L Snider
> Sent: August 29, 2016 9:31 AM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessibility of Content Controls in Word 2007+
>
> Hi Karen,
>
> I would be curious to see what others provide, but this is one source
> I know of (it is only a sentence and this may not be what you need):
>
> http://doccenter.freedomscientific.com/doccenter/archives/training/
> accessible-forms-in-word.htm
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 7:42 AM, Karlen Communications <
> <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > I'll start by saying that I know that Content Controls in Word 2007+
> > are not accessible.
> >
> >
> >
> > However, I need to point to some documentation other than my own to
> > support this. Does anyone know of any documentation specifically
> > about the inaccessibility of the Content Controls in Word?
> >
> >
> >
> > Cheers, Karen
> >
> > > > > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> > > >
> > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
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> > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> >