Hi all, Original message:
Does anyone else's screen reader read these characters as less than and greater than? Does anyone know why?
Yep, you've run smack up against a Britishism, Mayrie. We Americans call these things the less-than and greater-than signs. In England, they're angle brackets. Reminds me of my time in India when dictating for typing drill. I had to make a conscious effort to say "full stop" not period. All my students looked at me funny when I said period.
Since your screen reader probably has an American synthe, you're getting less-than and greater-than, not left and right angle bracket. Switch over to Jane or whatever the British voice's name is and try it then. I think you'll notice a difference.
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