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RE: JAWS and FlashPaper


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Oct 25, 2005 12:00PM

> The current version of JAWS is 7. Perhaps certain older
> versions are not supported. This page at Macromedia seems to
> claim support:
> http://www.macromedia.com/macromedia/accessibility/features/fl
> ashpaper/
> I would contact Macromedia and Freedom Scientific to get an
> accurate answer.

FlashPaper is flash, and any screen reader that is capable of reading
Flash can read FlashPaper.

JAWS has difficulty with Flash when the swf is viewed in IE directly.
If you make an HTML page that references the FlashPaper and then test
with JAWS, you'll have a better experience.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Principal Accessibility Engineer, Macromedia