Most visitors to the Office of the State Auditor Web site will be able to use the most popular browsers. In an effort to serve the needs of all who visit our Web site, the Office of the State Auditor has, wherever possible, made the content accessible for persons using special assistive technology.
- Text Descriptions Provided for Images and Pictures - When the mouse pointer or pointer alternative moves over an image, a small window pops up to give you a description of the image. This description is also provided to visitors who are using screen readers to access information on the page.
- Style Sheets Used to Format Page Content on this site are designed using cascading style sheets. This allows visitors to disable the formatting provided and apply their own formatting if they choose. Style sheets are disabled within an Internet browser's settings or preferences options. People with a slight visual impairment, who need a larger font size to read comfortably, will find this feature useful.
- Persons using screen-reading devices, who generally cannot directly read documents in PDF format, will find a HTML version of many of the publications on the Office of the State Auditor site. Direct Links to Main Sections of Each Page are provided for those using Screen Readers - Screen readers tend to read pages from left to right and from top to bottom. The pages in our Web site provide internal bookmarks so that screen reader users can jump directly to specific sections of the page. This feature is referred to as a navigation menu bypass.
Documents published to our Website prior to July 21, 2006, may not be in compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, amended in 1998 by the Work Force Investment Act (Section 1194.22 and its subsequent amendments), The South Carolina Division of the Chief Information Officer waived the compliance requirement for these documents because compliance would be an undue burden on the Office of the State Auditor.
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