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[whatwg] Which form inputs are interactive?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 14:31:29 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810221404580.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
> The spec says:
> "Certain elements in HTML can be activated, for instance a elements, button
> elements, or input elements when their type attribute is set to radio."
> 
> When is an input element non-interactive? type='hidden' seems 
> non-interactive. The rest are all interactive, right?

That sentence has been rewritten to remove mention of specific cases here.

To answer your question, things stop being interactive in a number of 
cases, e.g. disabled controls, display:none, etc.

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