An accessible content authoring tool in Flash?

Tenney Julian Julian.Tenney at
Thu Jul 19 07:11:37 UTC 2007


Thanks for the comments. The tabbing works that way so that the controls
are presented in a logical order. If you are on a page, most likely the
control you want first is 'next page' and don't want to tab through the
help, TOC, previous page buttons before you get to it.

I'm intereseted in the fluid project having read a little about the
aims. What is the best way of staying abreat of development, or getting



-----Original Message-----
From: Michael S Elledge [mailto:elledge at] 
Sent: 18 July 2007 16:13
To: John Norman
Cc: fluid-work at; julian.tenney at
Subject: Re: An accessible content authoring tool in Flash?

This is very interesting, John. Thanks for sending it around. I noticed
that some of the actions seem different than what I would expect, such
as tabbing from right to left on the navigation bar, rather than left to
right. Is this a UK convention?


John Norman wrote:
> The Fluid project is not particularly aimed at authoring tools, but I 
> recently came across a content authoring tool that appears to have 
> produced a fairly accessible interface in spite of being written in 
> Flash. I spoke to the creator today (Julian Tenney of Nottingham 
> University cc'd above) and he expressed an interest in the Fluid 
> project. So this is by way of introducing Julian and XERTE  to Fluid 
> and vice versa.
> John
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