Re: Proposal For Button Enhancements + Re: Proposal: Default B

Paul W. Barber (barbe016@maroon.tc.umn.edu)
Mon, 6 Nov 1995 18:50:38 -5


From: "Paul W. Barber" <barbe016@maroon.tc.umn.edu>
To: "Simon Y. Blackwell" <simonb@ctt.bellcore.com>, www-html@w3.org
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 1995 18:50:38 -5
Subject: Re: Proposal For Button Enhancements + Re: Proposal:  Default B
Message-Id: <309ead3f1e6b002@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

> Paul W. Barber wrote:
> > 
> > I would like to suggest that there be a way of indicating a default
> > Button on a Fill-out Form.
> > 
> > When a form has multiple Text areas, it would be helpful to be able
> > to indicate a default Button.  This could possible by implemented as
> > such:
> > 
> > <INPUT TYPE="submit" DEFAULT="True" VALUE="Submit">
> > 
> 
> Perhaps <INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Submit" DEFAULT> would be more
> appropriate since it is more in line with the current style for
> other form controls, e.g. <INPUT TYPE="radio" VALUE="Submit" CHECKED>
> 
> While we're at it, how about a modification which would allow the
> text displaed on the button to be different from the value, e.g.
> 
> <INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="RunQuery MyQuery" VALUE="Ok">
> 
> It would also seem to be a simple matter to add the "&" Control Key
> specification technique ala MS Windows, e.g. "&Ok" results in
> an underlined "O" in the Ok displayed and sets Ctrl-O to simulate
> clicking the button.

So how does one get a proposal considered?  I had previously sent 
this to the HTML Working Group.  I realized that this was the 
incorrect place and the appropriately ignored me.
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