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Re: [Athen] Lists in Word with Roman Numerals


From: Harrison, Rita L
Date: Feb 17, 2017 9:34AM

Why don't you just select the option for roman numerals under the Word menu? Assistive Technology can read a structured list using roman numerals.

Rita L. Harrison, FDA 508 Coordinator
Lead, FDA 508 Web Working Group (WWG)
Chairperson, FDA Advisory Committee for Employees with Disabilities (ACED)
Web Support Team (WST)

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Pratik Patel
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2017 8:04 AM
To: 'Access Technology Higher Education Network'; <EMAIL REMOVED>
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] [Athen] Lists in Word with Roman Numerals

Unfortunately this is not possible. Generally, screen reader users rely on
the list indication to determine the presence of roman numerals. Roman
numeral indication is context dependent.

From: athen-list [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
Behalf Of Joseph Sherman
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2017 11:00 AM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network
Subject: [Athen] Lists in Word with Roman Numerals

Hi all. As far as I can tell, using the letters "I" and "VII" for Roman
numeral in a Word list/outline are not read correctly in screen readers. It
is possible to insert the actual Roman Numeral symbols into a Word document,
however seem to be impossible to format a list/outline using Roman Numeral
symbols. Is there a way around this?