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Re: New Window inform

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2002 17:04:02 -0400
Message-ID: <3D52DCC2.2040105@w3.org>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
CC: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>, WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>



Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> At 7:51 AM -0400 7/26/02, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> 
>> There are now user agents that allow this in various ways. There are also
>> user agents which take the alternative approach, of informing the 
>> user. For
>> example iCab does this visually.
> 
> 
> There's even another way to make this no longer an author issue, and now
> a user agent -- or even user -- issue.  Using user style sheets.
> 
> Toss a rule like this into your user style sheet, on modern browser
> with good CSS2 support:
> 
>      a[target="_new"]:after { content: "(This will open in a new 
> window.)"; }
> 
> Ta da!  Problem solved.  Now all links that will create new windows are
> identified for you.

Did you see this in the UAAG 1.0 Techniques Document [1]? :)

  _ Ian

[1] 
http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-UAAG10-TECHS-20020807/guidelines#tech-configure-focus-change



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