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RE: [css3-box] [css3-layout] styling of form elements

From: Belov, Charles <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 14:44:17 -0800
Message-ID: <E17F75B6E86AE842A57B4534F82D03769C328D@MTAMAIL.muni.sfgov.org>
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Charles Belov wrote on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 1:30 PM
> This post is to check on planned abilities for styling form 
> elements and to suggest some if they have not been previously 
> suggested.  The use case is for people with physical or 
> conceptual disabilities or on small-screen devices who have 
> trouble with drop-down menus or small multi-select windows, 
> to be able to override certain choices of a website for form fields.
> 
> The proposed styles would cover the following features:
> 
> - Render each element in a selection menu as a list of radio buttons.
> - Render each element in a multi-select menu as a list of check boxes.
> 
> Obviously, there would likely be other changes to the page 
> layout needed in a user style sheet that did this, but this 
> would be a way to make certain form elements more accessible.

Redirecting to css3-box and css3-layout.

It appears I need to propose additional items for the display property:

display:option-drop-down;  
would display the select options as a drop-down menu (single select
only).

display:option-box-list;   
would display the select options in a box in which the end-user clicks
on a item to select it, or, in the case of a multi-select, could
shift-click or control/command-click to select additional items.

display:option-separate;   
would display each select option as a separate radio button item (for
single select) or checkbox (for multi-select).

Hope this helps,
Charles Belov
SFMTA Webmaster 
Received on Friday, 12 November 2010 22:51:16 GMT

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