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Why Don’t Screen Readers Always Read What’s on the Screen? Part 1: Punctuation and Typographic Symbols

screen readers don't read symbols or punctuation

Screen readers are designed to do one thing: read what’s on the screen. That’s why they call them screen readers, right? You would think that screen reader software would have perfected the art of reading text by now, because that was the whole reason why screen readers were invented. If there’s one thing a screen reader ought to do really well, it’s read what’s on… Continue Reading Why Don’t Screen Readers Always Read What’s on the Screen? Part 1: Punctuation and Typographic Symbols