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Re: control over focus styling in IE

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 16:01:44 -0600
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
The selected items option in the Appearance Pane of the Display control 
panel can be used to control the color used for focus in some applications, 
but it does not affect focus selection in IE.  So my review was wrong!


At 02:34 PM 3/27/2001 -0500, Al Gilman wrote:

>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/1999JulSep/0203.html
>you said
>6.6 Allow the user to control focus highlighting (e.g., foreground and
>background color). [Priority 1]
>Yes, through OS display conventions
>Where is that controlled?  In the Display control panel I find lots of
>things but I failed to find the styling [perturbation] used to mark the
>content focus.  Is it in there somewhere?  The high contrast option is some
>help, but I haven't found anything for focus comparable to the way one can
>substitute a more prominent mouse pointer.
>I am running Win98 SE, IE 5.5.

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