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RE: Drop Downs

From: James Craig <james_craig@Powered.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 16:09:26 -0500
Message-ID: <DAD1EF4516FAD411A1D900D0B7B0AC84702F49@exchange.powered.com>
To: "'Sharpe, Wendi'" <Wendi.Sharpe@dep.state.fl.us>
Cc: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

for every script element you use, set up a non-script version accessible to
people without script-enabled browsers. also, make sure any mouse-triggered
content can be accessed without the use of a mouse. 

so your answer could be yes. build your drop-down menus like normal but add
<noscript> elements as needed to ensure the content is still

you can easily test this by turning javascript off in your browser.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sharpe, Wendi [mailto:Wendi.Sharpe@dep.state.fl.us]
Subject: Drop Downs

Hi!  I just wanted to know if drop down menus are ADA compliant?  I can't
seem to find any documentation on whether it is or not.
Thanks for the help,
Wendi L. Sharpe
FL DEP WebMaster
Received on Monday, 9 July 2001 17:10:09 UTC

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