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Re: How PWD use the Web- edits (keyboard access)

From: Alan Chuter <achuter@teleservicios.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 13:35:53 +0200
To: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
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> - As I know, whether one is using  AT or not, one can only tab through 
> anchors (hyperlinks) and form controls  on a page and not to headers, 
> list items, or other structural items .

Opera allows the user to do what Internet Explorer does with the Tab key 
(with the A and Q keys) but also through section headings using the S and W 
keys. Whether readers of the document will know this is another matter.

best regards,

Alan Chuter
Fundosa Teleservicios (Fundación ONCE), Madrid, Spain
achuter@teleservicios.com


On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 12:51:04 -0400, Sailesh Panchang 
<sailesh.panchang@deque.com> wrote:

> Under the heading "Tabbing through structural elements (scenario -- ", it 
> is stated that:
> 1. "...one strategy for rapidly scanning through links, headers, list 
> items, or other structural items on a Web page is to use the tab key to 
> go through the items in sequence." Comments:
> - As I know, whether one is using  AT or not, one can only tab through 
> anchors (hyperlinks) and form controls  on a page and not to headers, 
> list items, or other structural items .
>
> 2.  Refer to next statement :"People who are using screen readers -- 
> whether because they are blind or dyslexic -- may tab through items on
> a page, as well as people using voice recognition."
> - the statement needs to be reconstructed so that "people using voice 
> recognition" is listed before the words "may tab through". Thanks,
> Sailesh Panchang
> Senior Accessibility Engineer Deque Systems,11180  Sunrise Valley Drive, 
> 4th Floor, Reston VA 20191
> Tel: 703-225-0380 Extension 105 E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
> Fax: 703-225-0387
> * Look up <http://www.deque.com> *
>
>
>



-- 
Alan Chuter
Fundosa Teleservicios (Fundación ONCE), Madrid, España
achuter@teleservicios.com
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