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Re: Refinements and additions to minimum set of functions for single command checkpoint

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 13:21:34 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
cc: Kitch Barnicle <barnicle@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0007121320260.3075-100000@tux.w3.org>
And it depends VERY much on the user paradigm. I use up arrow and down arrow
to move forward or backward through links, and that seems pretty intuitive to

Charles McCN

On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Jon Gunderson wrote:

  Remember this is a list of functions the user can configure for one 
  step/command access.  The default keyboard configuration can and should use 
  system conventions (i.e. the windows convention you suggest).
  At 11:53 AM 7/12/2000 -0500, Kitch Barnicle wrote:
  >Thanks for the refined list.  Recently Mark and I had a brief discussion 
  >about using single keystroke commands to move back, for example back to 
  >the previous element or link. Since, shift plus a key, is pretty much a 
  >convention for reversing we wondered if having a single keystroke command 
  >would be problematic. For example, currently shift + tab
is used to move 
  >back a link.  If a user agent offers a single keystroke for that same 
  >function would it confuse users more than help them.
  >Just a thought for discussion.
  >At 12:30 PM 7/11/00 , Jon Gunderson wrote:
  >>These are refinements and additions to the minimum functions proposed by 
  >>Kitch[1] for single command functions.
  >>For hypertext documents:
  >>1. Move focus to next active element
  >>2. Move focus to previous active element
  >>3. Select link
  >>4. Change state of control with focus (checkbox, radio group)
  >>5. Move to previous resource in history list (back function)
  >>6. Move to next resource in history list (forward function)
  >>7. Refresh current resource
  >>8. Move next piece of content into the current viewport (Page Down)
  >>9. Move previous piece of content into the current viewport (Page Up)
  >>10. Move next line of content into the current viewport (Down Arrow)
  >>11. Move previous line of content into the current viewport (Down Arrow)
  >>12. Search for text
  >>13. Search again for same text
  >>14. Stop loading resource
  >>15. Go to history list
  >>16. Add current resource to favorites list
  >>17. Go to favorites list
  >>18. Increase font size
  >>19 Decrease font size
  >>20. Open new resource
  >>For multi-media:
  >>1. Start playing
  >>2. Stop playing
  >>3. Fast forward
  >>4. Rewind
  >>5. Pause
  >>6. Increase volume
  >>7. Decrease volume
  >>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2000AprJun/0525.html
  >>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
  >>Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
  >>Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
  >>College of Applied Life Studies
  >>University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  >>1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820
  >>Voice: (217) 244-5870
  >>Fax: (217) 333-0248
  >>E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
  >>WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
  >>WWW: http://www.w3.org/wai/ua
  Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
  Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
  Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
  College of Applied Life Studies
  University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820
  Voice: (217) 244-5870
  Fax: (217) 333-0248
  E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
  WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
  WWW: http://www.w3.org/wai/ua

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