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Re: Proposal "red-line" for Amaya

From: <Kade.Hansson@dpiwe.tas.gov.au>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 13:29:36 +1100
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF465F495B.DA4DA747-ONCA256CE0.000D1E8A@dpiwe.tas.gov.au>

Veith wrote:

>I propose a "red-line" which can be positioned free and independant from 
the 
>displayed content in a browser-window (in this case for Amaya).

>With this simple tool I could "underline" long lines, tables, ...
>This would help me a lot in browsing and editing Web-documents.

Is what you are proposing an accessibility feature, analogous to the use a 
ruler or bookmark to keep track of the current line of text that the eye 
is scanning on a printed page? Or have I misunderstood and are you 
proposing an editing feature?

In the case of an accessibility feature, I presume the line would be 
dragged by the mouse and stay in its last set position. The line therefore 
would need some kind of "handle" one could click on to reposition it.

Your idea is intriguing.

Cheers,

Kade.
Received on Tuesday, 4 March 2003 21:30:07 UTC

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