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RE: Inactive Buttons - ALT Tags?


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Dec 22, 2005 11:00AM

> Some screenreaders will not read form elements that are truly
> set to be disabled (disabled="disabled").

Jared - do you have specifics? I tried this with JAWS 4.50-7.0,
Window-Eyes 5.5, and HPR 3.04 and it works well. I don't have older
versions of W-E readily available and I haven't tried it on VoiceOver,
EmacSpeak, Gnompernicus, or any other SR - any additional info is