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Re: Highlighting some text on a web page using the keyboard - How to do it?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 19:39:48 +1100
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Message-Id: <BC1218A8-2C52-11D7-BF29-000A95678F24@sidar.org>

Amaya (which is also an editor - this is a common function in editors) 
does it. There are probably others, but it really depends on a lot of 
things like how the system. If it is possible with the mouse you can 
use mouse keys on most systems - not too much fun but it works...



On Monday, Jan 20, 2003, at 14:13 Australia/Melbourne, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Graham Oliver wrote:
>> Is there a way of highlighting some text on a web page using the 
>> keyboard (one word or ideally two or more consecutive words)?
> Erm, use a browser that supports it?
> I'm not aware of such a browser, but then I haven't looked for one.
> How is this an accessibility issue?
> -- 
> Nick Kew
Charles McCathieNevile           charles@sidar.org
Fundación SIDAR                       http://www.sidar.org
Received on Monday, 20 January 2003 03:40:41 UTC

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