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Re: Tab Order in Forms

From: Julian <j@simweed.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 22:19:39 +0100
Message-ID: <000a01c22920$aae28760$e421c250@server>
To: "WAI \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Ok, I'll just add this before I forget. The only way I've found of being
able to get past the first button of a set is to assign accesskey attributes
to each radio button. You still can't tab once you're in their but at least
you can get to each of the inputs using a keyboard.

hth

Julian
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian" <j@simweed.com>
To: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 9:29 PM
Subject: Re: Tab Order in Forms


>
> I don't think has anything to do with the labels. I took out the labels
and
> it still does the same (IE5.5 Win). Also tested in NS6.2 and Lynx and it
was
> fine, with or without labels.
>
> An interesting problem but is this the place to carry on this thread?
>
> Julian Scarlett
>
>
> ---- Original Message -----
> From: "Josh Hughes" <josh@deaghean.com>
> To: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 7:27 PM
> Subject: Re: Tab Order in Forms
>
>
> >
> > Hey Randal,
> > I tested in WinIE6. The problem seems to be that the browser doesn't
> > recognize multiple labels for form controls that refer to the same value
> > (both refer to the 'childCare' value).
> >
> > I assume it's a browser glitch inherent to IE6. I also tested in Mozilla
> and
> > MacIE5, and it tabs fine.
> >
> > Hope this helps,
> >
> >
> > Josh
> >
> >
> > --
> > Josh Hughes
> > Electronic Publications Web Design Assistant
> > George Mason University
> >
> > >
> > > I'm having a problem with a form I'm putting together.  Basically, I
> can't
> > > use the keyboard to tab to the "No" option.  Does anyone see anything
> wrong
> > > with my markup that might be causing this?
> > >
> > > <span class="label">Do you need child care for your children?</span>
> > > <label for="childCareYes">Yes</label>
> > > <input type="radio" id="childCareYes" name="childCare" value="y" />
> > > <label for="childCareNo">No</label>
> > > <input type="radio" id="childCareNo" name="childCare" value="n" />
> > >
> > > Randal Rust
> > > Covansys, Inc.
> > > Columbus, OH
> >
>
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 16:48:13 GMT

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