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RE: Seeking guidance...

From: Marjolein Katsma <access@javawoman.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2000 18:50:55 +0200
Message-Id: <4.3.2.20000407184837.03f5a100@pop.javawoman.com>
To: "Bruce Bailey" <bbailey@clark.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Christopher Atkinson" <cwa@pipeline.com>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, <cpl@starlingweb.com>
At 11:43 2000-04-07 -0400, Bruce Bailey wrote:

>Let me ask again, do any of the keyboard-oriented tags (onKeyPress,
>onKeyDown, onKeyUp) substitute adequately (from a functional keyboard
>orientation) for onFocus/onBlur?

In my view, no. If the _current_ focus is on one field or element and you press (say) TAB to get to the next element, this would (or should) trigger one of the onKey... events for the first element (that's where the key is activated) but onFocus for the second element (that's the one receiving the focus).

Cheers,

Marjolein Katsma
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Received on Friday, 7 April 2000 13:10:04 GMT

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