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G100: Providing the accepted name or a descriptive name of the non-text content


All technologies

This technique relates to:


The objective of this technique is to allow users to identify the non-text content even if the non-text content is intended to provide a specific sensory experience. For example, a deaf person may want to know what an audio instrumental file is - even if they cannot hear it. Similarly, a blind person may want to know what the subject of a visual image is - even if they cannot see it.


Example 1


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  1. Check that alternate text provides a descriptive name

  2. Check that alternate text provides a name that has be previously given to the non-text content by the author or another.

Expected Results