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Re: e-magazine - accessibility


From: L Snider
Date: May 4, 2017 5:28PM

Has anyone ever found one of these that is accessible (or way more

Today, there must be something out there?



On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 5:38 PM, Chaals is Charles McCathie Nevile <
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> No you are not being too harsh, the thing really is a nightmare.
> cheers
> On 04/05/17 18:19, Tomlins Diane wrote:
>> I was sent this example of an e-magazine type browser app:
>> http://xeroxigen5press.freeflowdp.com/xeroxigen5press/936489
>> 5993167985?pg=NaN#pgNaN , and asked to review it for accessibility. The
>> vendor claims it's accessible.. but from what I found testing with KB and
>> NVDA, well, IMO it leaves a lot to be desired - You can navigate it, but
>> it's not a good experience. Using just a kb, it is painfully difficult to
>> navigate. NVDA is only marginally better, it is still tedious to navigate.
>> If I had to try to use this, I think I'd give up in frustration before
>> getting past the first page, let alone getting through the whole thing! If
>> you zoom in to read the text, then you get horizontal scrolling and you
>> can't scroll using the kb. If you finally get to the 'Open Article'
>> tab/link, it opens a modal-type window that is at least readable, but
>> there's nothing to indicate that's what you need to do. With NVDA (I don't
>> have JAWS), if you don't use the Open Article functionality, then these
>> pages are just all images.
>> Anyone have any experience with these types of applications?? Am I being
>> overly critical?
>> Our folks want to use this for a newsletter to go out to the public. :-/
>> Thanks in advance for your thoughts and input.
>> Diane R Tomlins
>> HCA IT&S | Digital Media
>> Accessibility SME
>> >> >> >> >>
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