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Re: Making all interactive elements visible

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 08:49:11 -0500
Message-ID: <3AA4EAD7.E8BA59ED@w3.org>
To: Aaron Leventhal <aaronl@netscape.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Aaron Leventhal wrote:
> 
> After discussing the fact that we need to allow making all interactive
> elements
> visible, I realized perhaps this should be done through CSS.

Yes, that's a good way to go.
 
> Do we need a new CSS pseudoelement, such as :interactive?

Can you explain its function? 

> Also, would people want to be able to make items with mouseovers look
> different
> from, say, items with onkeystroke events?
> If so, how would that be done in CSS?

CSS2 attribute selectors [1]:

   A[onmouseover] { background: yellow; color: black }

 _ Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/selector.html#q10

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