Interest thing about CSS3 and text shadow

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Interest thing about CSS3 and text shadow

Postby Don_U » 10/22/11, 12:53 pm

using text shadow causes screen readers to read each line twice.
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Postby bob » 10/22/11, 7:00 pm

good to know--but ALL screen readers?
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Postby Don_U » 10/22/11, 7:56 pm

On my appleAir and one other on a friends machine.
I am testing this week.
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Postby Gerry » 10/23/11, 3:06 am

That's quite strange... you would think they read the DOM....
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Postby Don_U » 01/02/12, 8:36 pm

Well it is, they are inserting duplicate text into the DOM
after the fact. Sometimes this CSS3 stuff takes a TON of memory. A popular site tried to use boxshadow with an inset attribute on text boxes. Piggishly slow and Chrome provided its own bug. After their 'team' redesigned I got the task to fix what they f'ed up. Just sad. I hate fixer uppers 8)
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Postby Don_U » 01/06/12, 12:35 am

Also (i forgot about this) when using text-indent with a negative value for image replacement will cause the text not to be read by the screen reader as well.

Apparently any thing that modifies the DOM is suspect or
already causing problems for screen readers.
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