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[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 14:47:43 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408261447050.21191@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> 
> I'm pretty sure the HTML 4.01 specification suggests a visual indicator 
> for access keys, like underlining the character in the label. I think 
> this is more a failure on the part of UA vendors to implement it.

I think WA1 might do more than "suggest". :-)


> How about a toggle of some kind to temporarily deactivate UA bindings, 
> or some other kind of mechanism that allows people to temporarily use 
> the access keys in a more direct manner? We could call it "access key 
> mode".

That's what Opera has. It's quite unintuitive.

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