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Re: mouse-over menus

From: William Lawrence <veeliam@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:01:48 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=gEF9QfuNeRqOKzqT2pVrg1LVqxqn5b2XAu+QK@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Zakharia, Nijad K" <nijad@uky.edu>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
There's an article by Roger Hudson about a few different approaches to
these types of menus and how their accessibility:
http://www.dingoaccess.com/accessibility/accessing-nav-drop-downs/

Over on the WebAIM mailing list there is currently a discussion on an
issue with utilizing arrow keys with such a menu:
http://webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread?thread=4489

Good luck!
William
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William Lawrence
Accessibility Engineer



On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Zakharia, Nijad K <nijad@uky.edu> wrote:
> Hi Everyone- I work at the University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
> and we are currently in the process of redesigning/rebuilding our website
> using Drupal 7. One of the features we’re planning on using is the
> mouse-over expanding navigation (something similar to: wh.gov or
> vanderbilt.edu). I’ve been looking all over the ADA and WPI sites trying to
> figure out if this breaks accessibility rules in general, and for braille
> readers in specific. Any help on this will be greatly appreciated. Thank
> you.
Received on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 14:02:44 GMT

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