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Re: Table with hidden first column

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From: R.U. Steinberg
Date: Oct 29, 2018 8:53AM


I will give it a try. Thank you.

Isabel, my thought is screen readers announce the row numbers already.

On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 9:45 AM Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

> > Would role="presentation" work?
>
> Role presentation does not hide content from screen readers but instead
> hides the semantic meaning behind the information -- basically just
> exposing the text and not the structure.
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> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Table with hidden first column
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> 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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