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Re: Numbered prose.


From: Beranek, Nicholas
Date: Feb 25, 2017 9:43AM

I'd use an OL. It feels like an ordered list.

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Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2017 11:12:27 AM
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Subject: [WebAIM] Numbered prose.


I have recently encountered a design pattern at my office that I don't think we are presenting in the best way.

Essentially it is a set of paragraphs where each sentence or paragraph is numbered. The idea being that later in the page there will be questions like what is the significance of the word "happy" in phrase 19?

Does it make sense to use a DL block for this structure? I am thinking that perhaps for screen readers we could tag the DT as hidden and then use aria-describedby to reference the phrase number.


Jonathan Cohn

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