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Help Microsoft Make Visual Studio More Accessible

Filed under: Accessibility,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 8:24 pm on Saturday, March 19, 2005

Post by Aaron Brethorst, the Program Manager responsible for Accessibility and User Interface Consistency throughout Visual Studio on the Visual Studio Accessibility blog: “The team I work with is very interested in building up a contact list of our users who use Visual Studio with any and all accessibility settings enabled: Screen readers and other […]

Comments are turned off for a while

Filed under: Miscellaneous,Security — spiderwebwoman at 10:27 am on Saturday, March 19, 2005

I just can’t keep up with the spam.

Dealing with blog spam

Filed under: Accessibility,Miscellaneous,Security — spiderwebwoman at 9:19 pm on Monday, March 14, 2005

Stuck between a rock and a hard place and another rock. If I turn comments on, I get spammed. If I turn comments off, I get no comments (doh). If I switch to a skin that has the CAPTCHA function enabled, then it’s not accessible to readers who are blind. So I’m looking around for […]

Found a minor issue with the FrontPage 2003 Accessibility Checker

Filed under: Accessibility,FrontPage,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 11:06 am on Sunday, March 13, 2005

When you run the FrontPage 2003 Accessibility Checker on a page that has include pages in it, the Accessibility Checker doesn’t check the contents of the included page(s). I’d recommend checking and fixing your included pages first.

Internet Explorer and Accessibility

Filed under: Accessibility,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 1:48 pm on Saturday, March 12, 2005

A good post on IEBlog, the Microsoft Internet Explorer Weblog, about Internet Explorer and Accessibility, especially the tip about how to access the Information Bar in IE using the keyboard – that one puzzled me for quite a while. The post was made by Kelly Ford – he heads up the accessibility testing effort on […]