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question for users of text only browsers

From: Jason Megginson <jason@bartsite.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 10:20:21 -0400
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I'm working on a survey and I will use JavaScript to enable a text box if a
radio button is chosen, but I'm thinking now that it would probably be best
to use an onLoad event to disable the appropriate boxes first instead of
using the 'disabled' attribute.  I'm worried that if I use the disabled
attribute, there will be no way to add any focus to the disabled boxes since
lynx doesn't support JS, so disabled should not be hard coded in the HTML
because it could take away control of the page from the user.

So my question is this...
If an input field in HTML uses the attribute 'disabled', how will a lynx
browser interpret this?  More importantly, does it support this?

Thanks for your help
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2002 10:19:48 UTC

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