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Re: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-131 caret-location-api

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:16:53 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinpCo+u8ZwkNFfh3t-pvdvPHBPa8A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 11:54 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
<bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 3:47 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> Further, I would call the function setFocusRect rather than
>> setCaretSelectionRect. First off I think this will be used in
>> situations other than driving focus towards a draw caret. Second, I
>> think people tend to think of 'selection' in the context of
>> copy-paste, rather than where the user is currently focusing
>> attention.
> Don't follow this comment.
> setCaretSelectionRect is intended for carets and selection. It does not
> specify focus.

So if I draw a focused checkbox, then I shouldn't use
setCaretSelectionRect to tell AT software where focus is so that it
can magnify that part of the screen? I thought that was the point of

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 29 April 2011 07:17:51 UTC

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