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RE: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:44:39 -0500 (EST)
To: Roger Hudson <rhudson@usability.com.au>
cc: "'Harry Loots'" <harry.loots@ieee.org>, "'W3C WAI ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1301152144110.30923@cygnus.smart.net>

it works on Lynx run on linux

Bob


On Wed, 16 Jan 2013, Roger Hudson wrote:

> Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:34:11 +1100
> From: Roger Hudson <rhudson@usability.com.au>
> To: 'Harry Loots' <harry.loots@ieee.org>
> Cc: 'W3C WAI ig' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
> Resent-Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:34:50 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> Thanks Harry,
>
> That's a nice example. I haven't tried it with many browsers yet but it seem
> to avoid the problem of forcing keyboard users to go through a calendar if
> they don't want to by allowing them to enter the date manually and then not
> open the calendar. But, those who prefer to use a calendar can still do so.
>
> Roger
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>
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> From: Harry Loots [mailto:harry.loots@ieee.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, 15 January 2013 9:49 PM
> To: Roger Hudson
> Cc: W3C WAI ig
> Subject: Re: accessible date input [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
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>
> Roger
>
> one of the best examples I know of is at http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
> (XHTML)
>
> When the date field receives focus, the date picker appears; users with
> mouse can select a date, or keyboard users can enter a date manually.
> Keyboard users can also click the calendar icon and then select a date from
> the calendar picker, using the keyboard (up/down, left/right scrolls through
> days - and continues  into next month when you reach the end of this month;
> pg up/dn scrolls through months).
>
> Take care, Harry
>
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> On 7 January 2013 00:47, Arch, Andrew <Andrew.Arch@finance.gov.au> wrote:
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> UNCLASSIFIED
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> Hi Roger,
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> Take a look at the CA Govt resources at:
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> .         http://wet-boew.github.com/wet-boew/index-eng.html
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> .         http://wet-boew.github.com/wet-boew/demos/index-eng.html
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> And also see the Paciello Group work for the EU Aegis project:
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> .         http://hanshillen.github.com/jqtest/#goto_datepicker
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>
> Cheers, Andrew
>
>
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> UNCLASSIFIED
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> From: Roger Hudson [mailto:rhudson@usability.com.au]
> Sent: Sunday, 30 December 2012 9:48 AM
> To: 'W3C WAI ig'
> Subject: accessible date input
>
>
>
> Hi
>
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> I am looking for an accessible way to input dates that allow the user to
> either enter the date via the keyboard in a text field or enter the date
> from an accessible datepicker calendar.
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> This is to be used with a site using HTML 4.01 Strict  (i.e. not HTML 5).
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> Anyone got any suggestions.
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> Thanks
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> Roger
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