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Re: Alternate tag of "tabindex", for Netscape

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 09:10:56 +0000
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, <Viral.Patel@exim.gov>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <01112209105602.04225@linux>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> No, there isn't an alternative for tabindex in Netscape, it is just that 
they
> haven't implemented it. (This is better than having different elements that
> work in different browsers).
> 
> So for Netscape the tab order will be whatever order the things appear in 
the
> source code. Which is almost always the sensible order anyway.


However it seems there is no way to tab to an image (img rather than a href)  
via this route, could you confirm that Charles?

I am considering using tabindex as I am beginning to feel I need to be able 
to tab to images that aren't links.....

it is part of HTML4.0, isn't it?

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jonathan chetwynd

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