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Re: Review of Section 7.1 by ARIA working group in PF

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 10:39:22 -0500
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFC7B5E1D4.394B78FB-ON86257A8D.0055B779-86257A8D.005614F2@us.ibm.com>

Thanks Benjamin.

I did not. I made that preference change and it now works. Most browsers
have visible keyboard focus on on by default in desktop browsers which was
why I was surprised.

I typically use Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Rich Schwerdtfeger

From:	Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
To:	Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS,
Cc:	"Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Date:	10/03/2012 10:23 PM
Subject:	Re: Review of Section 7.1 by ARIA working group in PF

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 11:04 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger
<schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Safari (Version 6.0.1 (7536.26.14)) on Mac OSX did not allow me to tab to
> any of the active elements whether they were visible or hidden. I am not
> sure why.

To quote the Help, the tab key "Highlights buttons and text boxes in
the address bar, bookmarks and bookmark collections in the bookmarks
bar and bookmarks list, and tabs in the tab bar. You can also
highlight links and buttons in webpages. To turn this feature on,
choose Safari > Preferences, click Advanced, and then select 'Press
Tab to highlight each item on a webpage.'"

Did you have "Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage" ticked or

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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