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Re: TECHNIQUES: Checkpoint 9.2, 9.3, 9.5

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 18:10:02 -0500
Message-ID: <014201c0b7dc$3804ca20$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>, "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>
I like the tabbing option but would like the option of skipping that
three part tab if I don't want to activate it.  so if I tab to a link
that has three possible sources of activation, I'd like to do something
to prevent it from expanding?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>
To: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 2:26 PM
Subject: TECHNIQUES: Checkpoint 9.2, 9.3, 9.5

Technique 1: Sequential Method
In the sequential method, every user interface event handler becomes a
stop in the sequential movement of focus to elements, for example with
TAB key.  As each event handler is given focus the user is alerted to
event handler has been given focus.  The user could then activate the
handler, for example with the ENTER key.  An element that is a link and
also has a onMouseOver and onMouseOut event handlers defined, would have
tab stops: one for the link and two for the event handlers.

Technique 2: Query Method
In the query method, the user moves the focus to an enabled element and
then the user can query the event handlers associated with element.
could be done using the TAB key to move focus and a context sensitive
with an event handler option could be used to provide a list of
event handlers (Shift-F10 in Windows).  Each enabled event handler would
available from the list.  An event handler could be executed by
from the menu, for example with the ENTER key.

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

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