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Re: Is this table an acceptably accessible method of marking up this information?


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Apr 20, 2005 2:15PM

Don Hinshaw wrote:

> is there a good way to get screen readers
> to pause at the end of a table row? Unless I insert a period after the "Yes" and "No" the reader races to the beginning of the next row.

Just to pick up on this second part, I'd say that this is at least in part a user agent issue (i.e. how screenreaders handle tables)...but yes, if there's a quick and easy fix to get them to behave without compromising the structural integrity, go for it. However, also keep in mind that many users will work with tables in an interactive fashion, and not simply sit there and have their screenreader read the entire thing top to bottom.

Patrick H. Lauke