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Date: Oct 25, 2004 8:04PM


What about if you uses say & for & (instead of the ascii value)?


On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 12:12:29 +0530, priti.rohra wrote:
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> The screen-reader will read all the special characters on a web page,
> depending on the screen-reader settings set by an user.
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> Regards,
> Priti...
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> Sent: October 25, 2004 7:34 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] special characters
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> > We have quite a lot of special characters in our web documents - en
> dashes,
> > em dashes, non-breaking spaces, non-breaking hyphens, etc. The em dashes
> > (and often the en dashes) have no spaces before and after them. When
> > converting superscript numbers or letters that are the reference to a
> > footnote, I put a space or a non-breaking space between the letter/number
> > and the word before it, so it won't be read out by a screen reader as a
> > single word. How do screen readers deal with special characters and
> unspaced
> > em dashes etc? I use the codes (eg –, , &#8212, &#8209.)
> > Maren Child
> > WordsWorth Writing
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