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RE: Does visual layout matter for screen reader users?


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Oct 25, 2005 11:20AM


> Again think twice before using "tabindex" - as it must be
> done correctly or it is counter productive.

I agree wholeheartedly with your advice in HTML, but not in Flash.
Flash tabindex and HTML tabindex are different things. The Flash
application reading order is controlled by the tabindex along with the
order of tabbable objects. In HTML the reading order is separate from
the tabindex, which creates the issue you're referring to.