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

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 13:16:51 -0600
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <HDEAKIPKOHBCMDILOOPNAEPOFJAA.jimallan@tsbvi.edu>

Netscape 7 in windows allows highlighted text from the keyboard.

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



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


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