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Reserved keystrokes for borwsers and operating system functions

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:27:16 -0600 (CST)
To: Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-PFWG <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, wai-xtech-request@w3.org
Message-Id: <20071218142716.AZV47936@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

Aaron,
Is there a list of key combinations that ARIA (Web 2.0) applications should never use?

There are already some conflicts in the best practices, in that case the best practices says the Widget should win.

Are these combinations going to be OS and browser specific?

Jon


---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:53:54 -0500
>From: Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>  
>Subject: Re: Updated Illinois ARIA Examples  
>To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
>Cc: W3C WAI-PFWG <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, wai-xtech-request@w3.org
>
>   I see a bug in the grid example.
>
>   If I hit Alt+left or Alt+right to move in my browser
>   history, it moves in the grid instead. The script is
>   stealing those keystrokes instead of letting it go
>   to the browser.
>   You have to return true from your event handler if
>   the key was not used. That lets it bubble to the
>   next possible handler.
>
>   - Aaron
>
>   Jon Gunderson                 To W3C WAI-PFWG         
>   <jongund@uiuc.edu>               <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, 
>   Sent by:                         W3C WAI-XTECH        
>   wai-xtech-request@w3.org         <wai-xtech@w3.org>   
>                                 cc                      
>   12/17/2007 05:46 PM      Subject Updated Illinois     
>                                    ARIA Examples        
>                                                         
>
>   I have update the following examples to use the
>   non-namespaced version of the ARIA markup:
>
>   Menubar
>   http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/menubar/
>
>   Grid
>   http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/grid/
>
>   Slider
>   http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/slider/
>
>   Slider
>   http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/slider/
>
>   Tab Panel
>   http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/tabpanel/
>   Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
>   Coordinator of Assistive Communication and
>   Information Technology (DRES)
>
>   WWW: http://www.cita.uiuc.edu/
>   WWW: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/jongund/www/
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology (DRES)

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