Wed, 20 Mar 2002 12:36:41 -0500
One of my students came in with help on converting CAPA tables to
LON-CAPA tables. I called to Guy to find the best method and he said
either html tables or latex tables are fine. If you go with the latex
table, wrap the <m> tag around it and make sure eval="on" if the table
One other thing, PLEASE try to use the <th> tag if you use html tables.
If you highlight a table with your mouse, you will notice that rows get
highlighted across first then down. This is the order that a table is
read by a screen reader and might not make much sense read out loud. If
you use the <th> tag for table headers, the column header will be read
before each item. For example:
Will be read:
ONE red TWO blue ONE fast TWO slow ONE hot TWO cold.
This will help keep your problems accessible to the W3C guidlines.
Michigan State University