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tree expand/collapse keys (resend)

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 15:45:33 -0400
Message-ID: <46C357DD.7090308@utoronto.ca>
To: wai-xtech@w3.org

For many users left and right arrows are used for caret navigation 
within web pages. Using left and right arrows for collapsing and 
expanding trees/subtress conflicts with caret navigation. It has been 
proposed that we adopt + and - for expand and collapse and not use 
left/right arrows.

I'd like to hear feedback from the group; should we adopt + and - 
instead of  right/left arrow for key-based expand/collapse?

Related bug/ticket discussion:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=462156
http://trac.dojotoolkit.org/ticket/4065

cheers,
David
Received on Wednesday, 15 August 2007 19:45:43 GMT

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