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Re: JAWS vs @import and <link> stylesheets (Was: Rethinking


From: estellevw
Date: Dec 2, 2004 11:25AM

I would love to hear the conclusion of these tests.

Is there a difference in how JAWS reads style sheets depending on whether it is linked or imported?



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> From: julian.rickards [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Thursday, December 2, 2004 04:59 PM
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List', 'Content', ')'
> Subject: [WebAIM] JAWS vs @import and stylesheets (Was: Rethinking "Skip to Content")
> OK, well maybe I am wrong here although I never (and I think I can use this
> absolute in this case) use @imported styles: all of my tests were done using
> ed stylesheets and that may account for the differences you and I have
> seen. I was under the impression that display:none was "invisible" to JAWS
> but maybe only with ed styles. I have not reinstalled JAWS since my
> system was re-imaged but I was testing the most recent version of a couple
> of months ago.
> More testing I suspect.
> Jules
> -----Original Message-----
> From: p.h.lauke [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Veering slightly off at a tangent, but just wondering:
> is that a new feature of JAWS? I have 4.02 (admittedly quite old),
> and it sticks religiously to code order (and also, surprisingly,
> reads out elements that have been marked as display:none in the
> CSS - albeit my stylesheets are @imported, so that may explain why)
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