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Re: Help on approach for annotating images


From: Penny Roberts
Date: Dec 5, 2005 5:00AM

Malcolm Wotton wrote:

> I have a site that has 2 skins - one with fewer images, and larger black
> white text to aid visually impaired users.

You could make the other version an alternative style sheet instead of a
separate version so that users could select it (provided of course they
are using a browser like Firefox or Opera that allows selection) or have
a style changer on each page.

I use access keys for the
> standards that exist (there is a UK government standard). I have a
> disability access page with information about the alternative view.

I had a problem accessing the alternative view: when I used the access
key (on Firefox) it brought up the Firefox "view" menu instead! Leaving
aside arguments about whether access keys are any use or not, aren't
they supposed to override the browser defaults?