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Re: simple data table


From: Paul Bohman
Date: Feb 20, 2004 7:36PM

I agree with Jim. It's better to be explicit rather than make screen
readers guess.

Jim Thatcher wrote:

> 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.

Paul Ryan Bohman
Web Accessibility Specialist/Project Coordinator
WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind)
Center for Persons with Disabilities
Utah State University

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