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Re: ACTION ITEM: Things that can be recognized in scripting language for vieport control (fwd)

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 09:23:12 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20010112092113.00e27100@pop3.concentric.net>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>, WAI ER group <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, jongund@uiuc.edu
Good list.
One thing to keep in mind, that the current window is always assumed for 
properties and funcitons so

myWindow.close ()
is same as close(), although it's often written the first way for clarity.

Len

At 09:08 PM 1/11/01 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>This came from Jon Gunderson, but I think it is extremely helpful information
>to add to AERT 10.1.2 - a technique for ATAG 4.1, listed in Jan's November
>draft available from the sources area.
>
>--
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>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 20:03:58 -0600
>From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
>To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>Subject: ACTION ITEM: Things that can be recognized in scripting   language
>     for vieport control
>Resent-Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 21:02:22 -0500 (EST)
>Resent-From: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>
>There are seven main types of information that I think a user agent could
>recognize in scripts that are associated with our checkpoints related to
>control of viewports, focus, styling effects and form submission.  Examples
>for JavaScript are provided.
>
>1. Opening a new window
>
>         for Javascript:
>
>         myWindow.open("www.w3.org", "My New Window");
>         myWindow.showHelp(URI);
>
>2. Closing a window
>
>         for Javascript:
>
>         myWindow.close()
>
>3. Changing focus to another window
>
>         For Javascript:
>
>         myWindow.focus();
>
>4. Changing the URI rendered in the current view port
>
>         For Javascript:
>
>         myWindow.home();
>         myWindow.forward();
>         myWindow.back();
>         myWindow.navigate("http://www.w3.org");
>
>         myWindow.history.back();
>         myWindow.history.forward();
>         myWindow.history.go( -2 );
>
>         location.href = "http://www.w3.org"
>         location.reload();
>         location.replace("http://www.w3.org");
>
>5. Submitting forms:
>
>         For Javascript:
>
>         document.form[0].submit();
>         document.all.mySubmitButton.click();
>
>6. Controlling the start and speed of scrolling for a MARQUEE element
>
>         for Javascript:
>
>         document.all.myBanner.start();
>         document.all.myBanner.scrollDelay = 100
>
>7. Changes in style of an element:
>
>         document.all.myElement style.color = "red";
>
>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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>Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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>
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>
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--
Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Institute on Disabilities/UAP and Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Temple 
University
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Chair, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Evaluation and Repair Tools Group
http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/

The WAVE web page accessibility evaluation assistant: 
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