scope="row" and Section 508

Subject: scope="row" and Section 508
From: Sean Hower <hokumhome -at- freehomepage -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 08:16:28 -0800 (PST)



Hi all. Looking for someone who has experience implementing Section 508 guidelines.

I need some clarification about the use of scope="row" for tables. Do I need to put this in the first td of every row (except the headers)? The examples given on the following pages

http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/sec508/htm/rules.htm
http://www.zekiah.com/508/index.htm#quick

don't use scope="row" in their td elements, so I suppose that would mean I wouldn't have to use it...but if that's the case, when am I supposed to use it? When I have a <th> as the first cell in a row?

Thanks in advance!



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