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accesskey defaults

From: seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 20:09:15 -0700
Message-ID: <005401c126c9$fffbf970$0990003e@dev1>
To: "_W3C-WAI Web Content Access. Guidelines List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

> When I make accesskeys for items on my page do I need to consider the
> accesskey defaults of each browsers' Menu items.  For instance IE for
> windows has F- file, E-edit, V-view, A-favorites, etc.  If I was to want
> use accesskey="a" on my page it seems to override my default.  I think
> overriding default ALT keys could render the browser inaccessible.
> I was hoping to use sequential accesskeys for my page to make it simple to
> navigate from one item to another.  I initially was using ABCDEF.  When
> doing
> so I rendered the Favorates, Edit and File menus inoperable on IE for
> windows.
> I ended up using 1-9 but obviously that gives me a very limited set for
> accesskeys.
> Is there a way a user is able to override the accesskey suggestion on the
> page or am I creating problems for my users.  Any suggestions?
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2001 13:18:30 UTC

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