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Re: Superscript tag and HTML


From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Sep 9, 2022 3:31PM

It can be read, just the default settings prevent it. Generally, Screen Reader users on the web want as clean a reading of information as possible.
For example imagine a standard price tag where the cents part of the price is in a super script:
It would sound like price 9 dollars start superscript 99 end super script.
If the superscript is ignored you will probably get:
Price 9hundred and ninety nine dollars.
Admittedly this is not much better.

Best wishes,

Jonathan Cohn

> On Sep 9, 2022, at 5:13 PM, Mark Weiler < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I noticed that the HTML superscript tag, SUP, isn't being spoken as such by JAWS or NVDA. I put JAWS into default user mode too. However, when in a Word document, the superscript is properly read. Any ideas?
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