[bksvol-discuss] Re: Dealing with tables.

  • From: "Jamal Mazrui" <Jamal.Mazrui@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 09:57:07 -0500

I am showing my ignorance here about acceptable submission formats to
BookShare, since I do not know whether HTML is one of them.  If it is,
there are specific accessibility standards for coding tables, which make
them accessible with screen readers in a web browser.  For example, the
screen reader can speak the row and column labels associated with each
data cell.  I think a good source of HTML accessibility info is at


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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paula and
James Muysenberg
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2005 3:00 PM
To: Bksvol
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Dealing with tables.

    I'm working on a book that has a lot of data from youth surveys. The
last couple of chapters present the data in various tables. I don't like
tables, so I usually skip them. Any ideas on how I can make them as easy
possible to read?


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