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Re: Skip Link Method

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 09:56:01 -0500
Message-ID: <42CE9401.40004@w3.org>
To: Liam McGee <liam.mcgee@communis.co.uk>
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, WSTF <public-wai-eo-site@w3.org>


Thank you for sending this along right away.

I propose that we leave this browser bug/feature work-around on the list for future enhancement, but do not delay the deployment to implement it at this time.

As always, comments and discussion welcome.

~ Shawn

Liam McGee wrote:
> The method is as follows:
> Launch link:
> <a href="#Overview">Overview</a>
> Target:
> <div style="width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden"><div style="width:
> 100%"><a name="Overview" id="Overview"><em>Bookmark:
> Overview</em></a></div></div>
> It's not very obvious and took a bit of working out. Works on everything we
> have tested on so far but no idea on Amaya. Can't see why it wouldn't,
> though.
> Solving the IE issue is to do with having an explicit width of 100% and some
> text in the anchor tag. The surrounding div is for styling purposes only,
> but prevents the 100% screwing up surrounding formatting.
> Hope this helps.
> Liam
Received on Friday, 8 July 2005 14:56:33 UTC

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