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Re: [External Sender] Citation superscript


From: Brian Lovely
Date: Nov 22, 2019 7:55AM

I assume we are talking about footnotes. The best way to handle these is to
provide some visually hidden text that explains what the link is, like
<a><span class="vh">footnote </span>2</a>. When the link is activated,
focus should be placed on the relevant footnote. It would also be good
(particularly for a long document with lots of footnotes) to have some
mechanism for returning focus to the link.

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 4:41 PM Leah Roderman <
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> My organization produces long documents that are intended to be printed
> and are distributed in PDF. We have one that has over 150 note numbers in
> superscript for citations that are listed at the end of the document. I
> went looking for a best practices guide about formatting those and have run
> into conflicting information about how screen readers parse superscript.
> I'm hoping someone on this list has expertise: if you have a resource for
> this specific usage, please let me know.
> Thanks,
> - Leah
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