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Re: Accesskey consensus

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 10:24:55 -0400 (EDT)
To: Tomas Caspers <tomas@tomascaspers.de>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0305241022160.29855-100000@smarty.smart.net>

On Sat, 24 May 2003, Tomas Caspers wrote:

> Hoffman, Geoffrey wrote:
> > I added some of my own research to the above blog...
> > couldn't find a list of 'reserved access keys' so I created one. 
> 
> German accessibility evangelist Jan Hellbusch has a short list of 
> accesskeys used by various browsers at:
> http://www.barrierefreies-webdesign.de/knowhow/tastatur/empfehlung.htm
> 
> His findings were that the only characters which weren't used in the 
> most common browsers  were c, j and t. Note that he only covers Win98, 
> so the list of "free" keys might even get shorter when you start looking 
> at other OS's and UA's.

in Pine/Lynx  alt/c is cancel
              alt/t is replace a word
              alt/j is to untangle the stupid linewrap that M$ uses so it
can be read normally

Bob
(these keys are supposed to be cross platform but I am only familiar with
Linux)


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