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RE: forms problem

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:04:48 -0000
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700FE7AA29@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: harrry@email.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Wouldn't it be reasonable to open a new page with the help 
> but to clearly
> have as the first statement on the page instructions such 
> as:"This helppage
> has opened in a new browser window,when you wish to return to 
> the page you
> were on please close this window."
> That way no one is annoyed much, the WAI Guideline in respect to not
> changing focus without informing the user is satisfied and 
> everyone should
> be able to use it.

Yes, that was in our plan. also as the last statement on the help window
page.

Our user testing has shown that to be a possible source of 
navigational confusion. think of the new user, who has to 
seek help on each field of a large form.

I'm coming to the conclusion that there's no b/w answer to this.
another compromise coming on?

Regards DaveP

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