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Re: JAWS and customised labels


From: Priti Rohra
Date: Apr 21, 2005 7:42AM

Jaws will read the custom labels assigned to the html elements. The existing
labels get overwritten.

Priti Rohra
Accessibility Consultant
Net Systems Informatics (India) Private Limited

----- Original Message -----
From: "joshue.oconnor" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: April 21, 2005 4:01 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] JAWS and customised labels

>> Hi All,
>> I have a couple of queries about the new customised label feature in
>> JAWS 6. ( I haven't had a look a JAWS 6 yet but will be asap).
>> It seems that the user can assign custom text labels to almost any HTML
>> element such as text links, graphic links, form fields, images and
>> buttons etc. The feature sounds similar to a user style sheet ( in the
>> sense that they are a user defined preference to assist a user to
>> customise the page to his/her liking) as can be saved in a separate .jsi
>> file and applied as needed.
>> I am curious - Do they clash with existing labeled elements in a HTML
>> page in anyway? Which gets preference or will JAWS read both? Will the
>> custom labels override existing element labels?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Josh O Connor
>> Web Accessibility Consultant
>> *Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT)*
>> National Council for the Blind of Ireland