[Athen] Word Wrap in Word - making it accessible
vanessa.preast at dmu.edu
Mon Sep 19 07:59:40 PDT 2016
When I tell the image to be positioned as "square" with the text on one side or the other, the built-in Word Accessibility checker still has a warning about "objects not inline". Also, NVDA will not read the alt text for image presented using "square", but it will read alt text for inline images.
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In Line is not the right choice. Choose "square" then choose your alignment - left, right, center.
Alternate Format Access Coordinator
University of Colorado Boulder
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Subject: [Athen] Word Wrap in Word - making it accessible
>From what I can tell, floating images and textboxes are not accessible in Word.
We have some individuals who want to be able to wrap text around an image. However, making the image in line with the text does not seem to permit wrapping. The only way I've been able to think of to do this is to make columns surrounding the image and a block of text that would fit alongside. It seems to work somewhat but is kinda clunky.
Do you have any other techniques you use to wrap text around an image and image caption in Word?
Vanessa Preast, Ph.D. DVM
Digital Accessibility & Instructional Specialist
DES MOINES UNIVERSITY
Center for Teaching and Learning
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
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Subject: [Athen] GoReact
I was eventually included in an email exchange about GoReact. The basic question I was asked was, "are you familiar with it?" As I understand it, instructional staff have access to it free but there is a $20 charge (per class) for students
Is anyone using GoReact? Thoughts? Accessibility issues come to mind for me. The email (with the link to the demo) that started it all is below.
I will be evaluating GoReact, an interactive online video tool that allows for precise feedback right where you observe a good or not so good recorded behavior/response. They promote this program for ASL & Interpreter Training, Foreign Languages, Communication & Public Speaking, and corporate training, but they also indicate this can be used in other areas.
A representative has been invited to do a GoToMeeting demonstration to American Sign Language instructors on Friday
I also scheduled a meeting for Public Speaking, Foreign Languages and other disciplines on Friday, August 26 Here is the link for your review: www.GoReact.com<http://www.GoReact.com>
Please let me know what you think, and if you see any potential
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