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Re: can we get the browser to contextualize focus?

From: Bryan Campbell <bryany@pathcom.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Oct 1998 17:21:35 -0400
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08-10-98 Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net> wrote:
>I think that Greg Lowney is onto something, here. And I think
>that the browser could possibly do something about it.

>For motor-impaired users, it is beneficial to give them a fat
>target, a sensitive region which a) encompasses both the control
>proper and any defined label [or equivalent -- to be expanded]
>and b) has suitably fat guardbands (non-sensitive dead zones
>between sensitive regions) between it and adjacent sensitive regions.

Yes! Exactly what is needed. This design site
has interesting points. The Keypad section illustrates spacing which might
help explain control placement. "Dead zones" are vital


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Received on Thursday, 8 October 1998 17:20:03 UTC

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