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From: Mark Novak
Date: Apr 26, 2006 2:10PM


i'm sure the "Web Accessibility for All" project would encourage anyone who
finds the tutorial helpful to use it, and appreciate a compliment. their
contact
information is on the home page

http://www.cew.wisc.edu/accessibility/default.htm


if you use the turAt 01:28 PM 4/26/06 -0400, you wrote:
>Mark this is a wonderful tuturial! I am always working with staff to get
>them to make powerpoint acessible. The DOE training office is going to
>set up some classes so I can teach this skill. May I use this rather
>than reinventing the wheel. I do use the plug in tool to make items
>accessible to our blind staff and it is put on their internet. The last
>one I did took me 4 hours, because "it looked" pretty good but the "item
>lists" were not used properly and I had to go back and fix many slides.
>And of course I wasn't provided accessible graphics. <sigh>
>
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>Penny
>
>In the future, you may wish (if you can) to work with the PPT
>authors...per
>the following
>link:
>
>http://www.cew.wisc.edu/accessibility/tutorials/pptscratch.htm
>
>properly created PPTs go a long way to assist with accessibility without
>having to re-work them later.
>
>
>
>otherwise as previously stated...
>
>http://www.cew.wisc.edu/accessibility/tutorials/pptmain.htm
>has a tutorial with information on one of the plugins previously
>mentioned.
>
>mark
>
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>
>
>
> >>avoided. Dave Raggett (of the W3C) has developed a wonderful tool
> >>called "Slidy" which allows you to create Powerpoint style
> >>presentations using semantic, structural HTML, along with some slick
> >>JavaScript and CSS.
> >
> >
> >Is it like Eric Meyer's S5?
> >
> > I am
> >>actually using this very same tool today on a project I am developing
> >>for a client. To find out more, and to access source code and related
> >>files, see: http://www.w3.org/2005/03/slideshow.html
> >
> >Thanks John, that looks perfect. Unfortunately there are about twenty
> >of
> >these powerpoints so getting them all converted will be a slow process.
> > In the meantime the links to the current powerpoints will have
>to
> > go up so is there anything I can do for now as a damage limitation
>exercise?
> >
> >Penny
> >
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