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RE: drop down lists

From: P.H.Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 00:29:32 -0000
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Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
 
> I would say that this type of element presents
> usability problems for keyboard users 
 
not just keyboard users...even when using a mouse, it often happens
that you open such a dropdown, move around it a bit, then change your
mind...but there's no safe way to "bail out", unless you hit the previously
selected option - thus not triggering an onchange.
 
Patrick
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