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Re: problem with forms

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 22:13:18 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200108012113.f71LDIW22521@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> What am I doing wrong?  Do I need an accesskey, or is there a keyboard
> command to select form items that I don't know about?

This is browser dependent, and for GUI browsers should follow the 
host operating environment's user interface guidelines.  For
Windows 98, it is the space bar once the control has focus, and the
tab key to give focus.

> Press Alt+1 to set focus to the textbox.

Alt is operating system and hardware dependent; only PCs normally have
ALT keys.  It is also potentially browser dependent.

If the wording was purely for this posting, I would argue that focus and
textbox are programmers' terms, not users' terms.
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2001 17:13:28 UTC

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