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[Bug 10988] add slider element

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Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 03:01:05 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10988

--- Comment #15 from Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net> 2010-10-10 03:01:04 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #14)
> "In fact, some JS libraries already allow, or are working on allowing, the
> developers to apply labels to these tick mark indicators.  This, again, could
> be additional information--and information that is not appropriate to CSS. How
> the different items are actually styled (color, width, font, etc) may be
> specific to CSS, but not the values, themselves."
> 
> 
> that's cool.  I don't necessarily want to have to rely on javascript to do that
> (linux boxen don't often enable js), but that's nice to have.  I wonder if
> that's extjs...
> 
> wouldn't surprise me if they are using a canvas element to do the job.

The jQuery UI library is working on extending the base library to add both tick
marks and labels. YUI has tick marks, as does dijit:

http://docs.dojocampus.org/dijit/form/Slider 

Just for fun and giggles, you can also check out an innovative slider based on
the select element. It's accessible, too.

http://www.filamentgroup.com/lab/update_jquery_ui_slider_from_a_select_element_now_with_aria_support/

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