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Re: Which form item is more accessible?

From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 07:43:12 -0400
Message-Id: <199909161156.HAA11456@gemini.smart.net>
To: "Kelly Ford" <kford@teleport.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
		I agree.  I've also found that navigating a list or combo box is reliably done 
with the up and down arrow keys, whereas radio buttons sometimes use left and right arrow and 
other times up and down arrow.  If I guess wrong, then I may move to another control and have 
to navigate back to the set of radio buttons.  Also, some screen readers mistakenly identify 
checkboxes as radio buttons, apparently because the graphic indicators are not standard.

Regards,
Jamal

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999 08:48:00 -0700, Kelly Ford wrote:

>My experience has been that any sort of combo or list box is preferable to
>either a radio button or check box.  Screen readers don't always seem to
>reliably read the text associated with radio buttons and check boxes.
Received on Thursday, 16 September 1999 07:56:43 UTC

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