RE: Alternative to 'Click on...' for visually impaired

Subject: RE: Alternative to 'Click on...' for visually impaired
From: "Jonathan West" <jwest -at- mvps -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 02:11:22 +0100

> My problem is a little different - in building our website of academic
> courses (here at the University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK),
> accessibility is a
> key issue. We need an alternative phrasing for 'Click/Click on' which will
> be suitable both for the sighted user and for the visually
> impaired user who
> may be relying on a screen reading programme such as SuperNova.
> Examples include:
> Click on this link to go to the xxxx website.
> Click here for more information on xxxxx.
> Click on this link to open the Word document.
> Click to start the [multimedia] presentation.
> Does anyone have any experience of this problem? and how did you solve it?

I'd suggest "Follow this link..."

Jonathan West

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Alternative to 'Click on...' for visually impaired: From: Burnett S M (ISeLS)

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