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Re: Table with hidden first column


From: Isabel Holdsworth
Date: Oct 29, 2018 8:43AM

Would role="presentation" work?

Just out of interest, could it cause confusion if you hide some visual
information from screenreaders if, for example, a screenreader user is
collaborating with someone who can see the screen?

On 29/10/2018, R.U. Steinberg < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I have a table where visually I want to display a first column with row
> numbers. At the same time, I want to hide that column from screen readers.
> I don't even want screen readers to announce it in its count of the number
> of columns. Is there a method that will work for JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver?
> JAWS likes aria-hidden="true" but not other screen readers.
> https://codepen.io/rusteinberg/pen/MPRrQE
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