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Re: Screen Reader accessible Javascript spreadsheet implementation?


From: Brandon Keith Biggs
Date: Dec 31, 2016 2:06AM

I'm sorry, I need a javascript implantation of a spreadsheet or table maker.
I did find:

Which is somewhat accessible, but it costs $150 or so for access to
editable tables and I don't know how accessible their editable tables are.
I will probably brows through the source code and make my own editable
tables eventually, I just needed some architectural guidance.
But I would really prefer something like Google Sheets where I could just
navigate using the arrow keys and use navigation commands and whatnot.

Brandon Keith Biggs <http://brandonkeithbiggs.com/>;

On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:36 AM, Moore,Michael (Accessibility) (HHSC) <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> We have tutorials for creating accessible spreadsheets with MS Office on
> the Texas Governors website.
> http://gov.texas.gov/disabilities/accessibledocs
> Mike Moore
> EIR (Electronic Information Resoources) Accessibility Coordinator
> Texas Health and Human Services Commission
> Civil Rights Office
> (512) 438-3431 (Office)
> (512) 574-0091 (Cell)
> Making electronic information and services accessible to people with
> disabilities is everyone's job. I am here to help.
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: [WebAIM] Screen Reader accessible Javascript spreadsheet
> implementation?
> Hello,
> Does anyone know of a screen reader accessible spreadsheet? I would like
> to create a front-end for editing DB data and I need it to be accessible
> with a screen reader.
> I have been building one myself, but I am realizing a quality spreadsheet
> is a little beyond my coding abilities currently.
> I have looked at around 20 open source spreadsheets and none were even
> remotely usable.
> I need something that will allow me to insert data, put headers in (maybe
> with the option to order the headers and rename headers), hide or not
> display some of the objects (so I can keep their ids without showing them),
> create editable and non editable cells (mixing editable and non editable in
> the same row), render with cells that are not in the db (although I can do
> this pretty easy with a preprocessor of the data) and have the data
> exported as a json list (possibly with only the edited cells).
> I would really prefer something that feels like google sheets, but allows
> the programmer more control, allows the use of es6 and is not so slow. I
> don't need any of the formula, colaberation or filter functionality as I
> can do that myself, but just the items I said above.
> Thanks,
> Brandon Keith Biggs <http://brandonkeithbiggs.com/>;
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