7.8. Provide a way of accessing the detailed description of each rich content

A way of accessing the detailed description must be provided for each rich content.

Note

A rich content is a content carrying so much information that it is necessary to provide in parallel a detailed description in text format.

Here are some examples of rich contents:

  • An infography.
  • A graph (diagram, curve, etc.).
  • A geographical map.

This detailed description must be provided:

Pie chart detailing the breakdown of 4 items. A link "View the full text transcript" is present under the graph.
This infography carries complex information. A “View the full text transcript” button allows the display of a detailed description of this rich content.
Graphic "Project manager calendar" displaying a series of key dates. A button placed after the graphic makes possible to display the dates as a list in HTML format.
This calendar is an image carrying complex information. A “Calendar text transcript” button allows the display of a detailed description of this rich content.
Screenshot of a Google Map, next to the map the address, the subway station and the nearest bus stops are displayed in text.
This map carries information and is accompanied by a text alternative indicating the address as well as the metro station and bus lines in the surroundings of the address.

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