Hiding text from the reading order

Prevent unwanted text being exposed to the reader by assistive technlogy

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In some cases we want to show text in a visual publication that has no value or may be disruptive to the reader that is listening to the text being read or using a screen reader. A good example of this is running heads and page numbers which we may want to appear on multiple pages.

By using a Paragraph style whose name starts with the word 'HIDDEN' Circular Software will automtaically hide this from the reading order in the exported EPUB.

A paragraph style named HIDDEN Running Head is applied to the running head text on a parent page

For those who like code… this is achieved by applying the aria-hidden="true" attribute to the container.

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