[Hpr] Note about accessibility in show notes

Brian bknavarette at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 05:05:10 PDT 2020


How about doing a show to explain this to people who want to help, but 
still give show notes in plain text

brian-in-ohio

On 8/25/20 7:59 AM, Mike Ray wrote:
>
> Little windows that come up when the mouse hovers over, tool tips you
> could call them, are worse than useless, since blind folks mostly do not
> use the mouse.
>
> Most screen readers have a keyboard way of moving the mouse pointer to
> where the virtual review cursor is, and then simulating a left or right
> click with the keyboard, but these little hovers do not show up. It may
> be a setting in my screen reader, but those things are distracting.
>
> Better to link as much of the sentence is necessary to describe where
> the link goes instead of just 'here'.
>
> I think it is bootstrap that provides a 'popper' to do the little tool
> tips, but again, pretty useless for us.
>
> I am doing this from memory, but I think markdown is something like:
>
> [Find the Template manual here][tt]
>
> And then:
>
> [tt]: <url>
>
> That would work better than:
>
> Find the Template manual [here][tt]
>
> Because again that will create a link that just says 'here'.
>
> Mike
>
>
>
>
> On 25/08/2020 12:40, Dave Morriss wrote:
>> On 24/08/2020 17:25, Mike Ray wrote:
>>> <p><a href="page">You can find the instructions for feeding elephants
>>> here</a></p>
>> In Markdown there's a so-called "reference link" through which a title
>> can be provided. This populates the 'title' attribute in the link. I use
>> these in my notes a moderate amount, partly because hovering over the
>> link shows the title.
>>
>> Do screen readers read the title attribute at all? If they do is it
>> helpful, since it doesn't necessarily provide the sort of information
>> that you're referring to?
>>
>> Dave
>>
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