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Re: Local File Accessibility Testing


From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Jun 22, 2006 12:10PM

The mozilla/firefox accessibility extension allows for easily
looking for accessibility features: form controls, headers,
ALT text for images, document linearization and much more.



---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 11:00:10 -0500
>From: "Moore, Michael" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Subject: [WebAIM] Local File Accessibility Testing
Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Good morning folks,
>I am looking for a good, free, plug-in for either firefox or
ie that
>will allow me test a local file for accessibility. Similar
to the local
>file html validator in the developer tool bar. The tools in the
>accessibility tool bar and the developer tool bar require
that the
>service be able to access the pages directly through the
server. This
>is not possible for secure intranet files and for files
buried inside of
>multipage forms etc because of authorization, cookie or session

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
Director of IT Accessibility Services
Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES)

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