Mon, 31 Aug 1998 15:46:14 -0400
Computer Sciences Corporation
Jen Cardello wrote:
> b. what are the advantages, if any, to using right-hand versus left-hand
One I hadn't thought of was mentioned to me by a blind person not
Text-only browsers render tables and frames from top to bottom and
left to right. A left-side nav bar forces the blind person to wade
through all the navigation stuff before getting to the page content.
It may or not make a difference to sighted users, but it really
makes a difference to blind users.
P.S. Remember to put an ALT tag on 1-pixel spacer graphics too.
Elizabeth Buie [log in to unmask]
Computer Sciences Corporation, Lanham-Seabrook, Maryland, USA
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