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RE: error with MAP

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From: Glenda Watson Hyatt
Date: Jan 25, 2002 2:31PM



would a screen reader read NAME? Is using both wrong, considering the
current technology? I need to hit SEND soon.

I love how there's no one answer. And outsiders think web accessibility is
clear cut!
>
>
> Use of MAP provides structural information that a collection of links are
> related. The benefit of using MAP is that in the future browsers can
> include functions for people to directly navigate (move focus to) or skip
> the links contained in a MAP element. Similar to using headers.
>
> Use NAME instead of TITLE to label the collection of links.
>
> Jon
>
>
> At 12:52 PM 1/25/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>
> >Thanks Joel -- don't remember which site -- bobby, webaim, jimthatcher<?>
> >or...
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: WebAIM forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]On Behalf Of
> > > Joel Ward
> > > Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 12:44 PM
> > > To: WebAIM forum
> > > Subject: Re: error with MAP
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi Glenda,
> > >
> > > I suggest using DIV. MAP is a tag for image maps; you have a
> simple text
> > > navigation bar. I'm sure MAP probably won't hurt, but I
> don't think this
> > > was the intention of the MAP tag.
> > >
> > > You can use TITLE attribute with the DIV:
> > >
> > > <DIV title="Navigation Bar">
> > > <P CLASS="navbar">[<a href="toc.htm">Contents</a>] [<a
> > > href="question1.htm">Question 1</a>] [<a href="question3.htm">Question
> > > 3</a>] [<a href="glossary.htm">Glossary</a>]</p>
> > > </DIV>
> > >
> > > What is the reason for using MAP? Which site did you find
> that on? I'm
> > > curious why that was suggested.
> > >
> > > Joel
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Glenda Watson Hyatt" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > > To: "Kynn Bartlett" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >; "WebAIM accessibility forum"
> > > < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > > Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 3:21 PM
> > > Subject: error with MAP
> > >
> > >
> > > > I'm using MAP for a navigation bar, as suggested by one of the web
> > > > accessibility sites.
> > > >
> > > > Here is my code:
> > > >
> > > > <!-- Navigation Bar -->
> > > > <MAP title="Navigation Bar">
> > > > <P CLASS="navbar">[<a href="toc.htm">Contents</a>] [<a
> > > > href="question1.htm">Question 1</a>] [<a
> href="question3.htm">Question
> > > > 3</a>] [<a href="glossary.htm">Glossary</a>]</p>
> > > > </map>
> > > >
> > > > However, I get this error when validating the code:
> > > >
> > > > <MAP title="Navigation Bar">
> > > > Error: required attribute "NAME" not specified
> > > >
> > > > Where did I go wrong? Should title be NAME?
> > > >
> > > > This is rather urgent as the Simplified Web Accessibility
> Guide goes to
> > > > print today. Help.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > Glenda
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