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From: Jim Thatcher
Date: Feb 20, 2004 6:58PM


Technically I agree - the scope="col" may be unnecessary. But how do you (a
screen reader) know that TH1 is a column heading and not a row heading? I
recommend using scope as a standard - it will keep the tools happy too.

Jim
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TH is sufficient.

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> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 9:04 AM
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> Subject: simple data table
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> For a simple data table like the one below, do I still need to add
> scope="col" to each header, or will <th> tags alone be good enough?
>
> TH1 TH2 TH3
> ================
> TD1 TD2 TD3
> TD4 TD5 TD6
> TD7 TD8 etc.
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