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Re: [Athen] Lists in Word with Roman Numerals


From: Stacey Rayos
Date: Feb 17, 2017 9:35AM

Would this be a case where the unicode entries would help?

<abbr title="Roman numeral 3">&#x2162;</abbr>

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Pratik Patel < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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?
> Joseph
> > > > >

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