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Re: An Accessible method of hiding HTML content


From: Tomas Caspers
Date: Jun 5, 2004 5:55AM

Also sprach tsb:
> Paul's technique doesn't use display: none, but rather moves the
> content off the page, so remains accessible.

Sorry, but no, it's not. It may be accessible to some screenreaders, but
since it still uses a CSS background image it remains inaccessible to
folks who need a different color scheme. IE does not display background
images as soon as you invert your colours or select one of the
pre-defined schemes (contrast#1 and the likes). If the information
conveyed in the image is critical for the understanding or even just for
spatial orientation, this page remains inaccessible for certain users.


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