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From: hhn 004 <hhn_004@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 20:25:13 +0000
Message-ID: <BAY101-F3613EC7FD7549303C45594CA850@phx.gbl>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Checklink overrides browser default alt+d keyboard shortcut on win32

I've checked the bug reports but couldn't find any mention of this issue.

The W3C Link Checker page (http://validator.w3.org/checklink) uses the alt+d 
access key for the "Docs" link.  This is the same keyboard shortcut that my 
browser uses to access the address bar.  Many browsers use this hotkey, 
including Internet Explorer, Netscape, Firefox, and Mozilla.  It is 
frustrating and unintuitive to have alt+d behave differently on the W3C Link 
Checker page than it does on almost any other page.

Also, there is no indication or hint that keyboard shortcuts can be used on 
this page.  The only ways I've found to discover that the hotkeys exist is 
by either viewing the source or by experimentation.  This makes the access 
keys not very useful.

Just wanted to let you know.  Thanks.
Received on Tuesday, 25 January 2005 00:46:58 UTC

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