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Re: ACTION-644 Test assumption that access key assignments must be unique in a given HTML instance

From: David Rooks <drooks@segala.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 12:10:11 +0000
Message-ID: <57e42cb10803050410v54ecf062i3ee580684069ee75@mail.gmail.com>
To: "mobileOK Pro" <public-bpwg-pro@w3.org>
All the browsers use different keystroke combinations to activate access
keys. FF = Shift+Alt, Opera = Shift+Esc

Firefox results in focus being moved to text box 2 but text box 1 can not
gain focus.
I can't run the opera test because it is blocked by my proxy server!

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Phil Archer <parcher@icra.org> wrote:

>
> I've finally got around to looking at this action which I took during
> the face to face. To do so, I created a test page at [1]. This contains
> 2 form controls that both have the same access key assigned to them.
> Unless I'm doing something wrong, only IE recognises the access keys
> (not Opera or Firefox). The result is not surprising. Pressing Alt+1
> moves focus to the first of the form controls, but pressing that key
> combination a second time does not move focus to the second form control.
>
> The effect of this is that checking for XHTML Basic validity will not
> throw up cases where the same access key has been assigned multiple
> times and we must check it manually. Based on this. I suggest that the
> current three tests:
>
> If access keys are not assigned: [FAIL]
> If access keys are not indicated effectively: [FAIL]
> If the usage of access keys is not consistent across a given page and
> site: [FAIL]
>
> be appended thus:
>
> If access keys are not assigned: [FAIL]
> If access keys are not indicated effectively: [FAIL]
> If the usage of access keys is not consistent across a given page and
> site: [FAIL]
> If the same access key is assigned multiple times [FAIL]
>
> Phil.
>
> [1] http://www.fosi.org/projects/MWI/accesskeytest.htm
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> --
> Phil Archer
> Chief Technical Officer,
> Family Online Safety Institute
> w. http://www.fosi.org/people/philarcher/
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