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Re: expand/collapse functionality

From: Liam McGee <liam.mcgee@communis.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:42:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4E32B8CD.3080501@communis.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Yep, good for my keboardy little fingers... once I'd worked out it was 
arrow keys. Which took not very long at all... about 5 seconds.... 
partly because I expected it to work somehow!

On 29/07/2011 07:52, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
> Dear Group,
>
> Mandana Eibegger (CC'ed) has joined the group to help me with the 
> expand/collapse functionality.
>
> One of the things she is suggesting is to use the WAI-ARIA accordion 
> widget [1] rather than the current approach with buttons [2].
>
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/#accordion>
> [2] <http://www.w3.org/WAI/training/accessible>
>
> One of the implications is that the accordion widget has a different 
> set of keyboard shortcuts than the current approach. While keyboard 
> users should be accustomed to these shortcuts from similar desktop 
> widgets, it is still something quite new for many web users.
>
> Here is an example with an implementation of the WAI-ARIA accordion:
>  - <http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/tabpanel/tabpanel2.php>
>
> Question for the group, in particular for the keyboard users: how well 
> does this example WAI-ARIA implementation work for you?
>
> Best,
>   Shadi
>


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