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Re: Access keys conflicting with JAWS key commands

From: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 16:48:43 -0500
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To: "Beheler Kim" <beheler_kim@bah.com>

What access keys conflict with jaws key commands?  as I understand  
it, with internet explorer, you use alt+ something.  The problem with  
this approach is if you use things like alt+f, e, d, space, and some  
others, you cannot perform ui tasks.  If though you use alt with  
anything that is not an ui trigger, you are safe.  among these are 1,  
2, 3, 4, ... and the function keys.  I think you are also safe with  
alt+p but I'm on my Mac right now and cannot fully comply with your  

I wonder though how firefox with jaws handles access keys?

Jonnie Apple Seed
With his:
Hands-On Technolog(eye)s

On Feb 9, 2006, at 4:08 PM, Beheler Kim wrote:

Is there a recommended set or list of key commands that are generally
used for Access keys on websites that do not conflict with the JAWS key

Thanks in advance for your help,

Received on Thursday, 9 February 2006 21:49:07 UTC

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