Making Flash content accessible


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Making Flash content accessible

[Male Voice:] Over the past few years, Macromedia has been making advances and making Flash content accessible to the disabled. Flash 8 has an Accessibility panel that will allow you to assign titles and descriptions to the various items inside your Flash movie. Those titles and descriptions will then be read by screen readers for visually impaired users. The first part of this, which you saw earlier, is being able to assign a title and description to your entire document. You can do that within your document settings which you can easily open up by pressing Control J, or Command J on Macintosh.

In the Document Properties Dialog box you can specify a title and description which will be read by screen readers. So were I creating, for example, a Website about tea I might put the title as Tea Website, and then the description would be, "a website all about tea". And then those items would be read by the screen reader when the Website was first reached. Then I can also add separate title...

Making Flash content accessible
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Making Flash content accessible provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Shane Rebenschied as part of the Flash Professional 8 Essential Training

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Web
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Flash Professional
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