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Re: JAWS cannot handle complex table


From: Alan Zaitchik
Date: Mar 30, 2018 12:48PM

Thank you, all, for your insights.
I guess I am surprised that JAWS does not repeat the data cell when reading the subsequent "spanned" rows after the first, in the original case I described. Seems like this could have been addressed ages ago — and really shouldn't depend on what JAWS does with nested tables in the strict sense.
Anyway, if this is its behavior then we will tell the client (if they even notice) that JAWS users will probably expect it as a possibility, if JAWS announces that there are, say, four columns, but the user hears "end of row" after the second column. Of course it might also be that those cells are empty...