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Re: Hiding inaccessible charts from screen readers?


From: Jared Smith
Date: Aug 24, 2019 12:59PM

> You don't necessarily have to hide the chart. You could have alternative
> text for the chart that is a brief summary and then say a table of data
> follows the chart.

This is what I'd recommend. I think a very succinct, high level
alternative text is useful for the chart itself, then the full
alternative comes below. This is the approach we take with our survey
result articles, such as at