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Re: Can one use a keyboard to navigate and zoom within an SVG image?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 01:50:01 -0500 (EST)
To: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0112130147540.20349-100000@tux.w3.org>
Hi Jonathan,

I believe that this is still a bit of an open question about what would be
best (it certainly is a good one). Amaya has a tree-based navigation system
that should apply to SVG eleents but I haven't played with it for a while. I
willl have a go at it this weekend and see what I find out. (there are also
commands for scrolling the browser - I am not sure how this works in other
SVG browsers. You might like to ask on the www-svg list).



On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, jonathan chetwynd wrote:

  the zooming is not the problem, it is how one gets to the right part of the
  image which one can then select and zoom into.

  Has this been implemented?
  ie how one would navigate and select via the keyboard?

  If not and assuming SVG became popular, keyboard users become yet more

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