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RE: drop down lists

From: John Colby <John.Colby@uce.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 14:08:52 -0000
Message-ID: <107DE25EC0216C45AEF670016024245F0164316E@exchangea.staff.uce.ac.uk>
To: "Kelly Pierce" <kpierce2000@earthlink.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>


Does JAWS work with this technique - http://www.alistapart.com/articles/dropdowns ?

Example here - http://www.htmldog.com/articles/suckerfish/example/



John Colby
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From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On


Using JAWS 5.0, I have noticed on various websites the use of drop down
lists that have no go button.  Instead, the non-disabled user would click on
the list, hold down a mouse button, and pull down the list until the desired
item is reached, and then letting go of the button with the desired page
popping up.  With JAWS, I noticed that when in forms mode, each item that is
highlighted activates the auto redirect feature.  An example of this is on
the web page of Washington Mutual at:

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