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Re: Find as you type for navigation

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 09:52:28 -0400 (EDT)
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0607270951510.17730@smart.net>


I can't get firefox to open PDF files, it down loads and unpacks em and
then leaves me with a grey screen....???

Bob


On Thu, 27 Jul 2006, Orion Adrian wrote:

>
> > > In Firefox to find a letter in a link you press apostrophe
> > > (') and slip it again and then a letter in the link. In Opera it is
> > comma
> > > (,). In both browsers F3 will move focus to the next match.
> >
> > In Firefox you can either select an option and it is always on, or press
> > forward slash to start the function, or cntl-f (the usual 'find'
> > key-combo) also does the same thing. Heh! Just tried it, and apostrophe
> > works to! (Didn't know that before :)
> >
> > > The above is probably ok if we want to find something in a
> > > link. But that is not what we want when we navigate a website
> > > using this "Find" substitute for short cut keys.
> >
> > I'm not sure what you mean by this? The firefox function finds any text,
> > not just links. There is a hidden option to restrict it to links, but
> > for the typical end user an extension would probably be needed.
>
> Forward slash (/) starts find in text and links and apostrophe (')
> starts find in links. They do different things.
>
>

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