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Re: Easy checks, "Keyboard access and visual focus" section

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 07:34:54 -0500
Message-ID: <5203906E.1020505@w3.org>
To: Alan Chuter <achuter1@gmail.com>
CC: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Thanks for the comments, Alan!

You can send them to this list (or <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>) and I'm adding them to the wiki. <http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Easy_Checks>

~Shawn

On 8/8/2013 2:14 AM, Alan Chuter wrote:
> I've been reading this section [1] and I have a few comments that
> could help to make it clearer. I don't have access to the wiki, so I'm
> posting them to the list.
>
> The sentence "Keyboard focus should be visible and logical through the
> page elements" is not as understandable as it could be. The words
> "visible and logical" are different concepts. It might work better
> expanding a little and keeping the user's point of view used in the
> rest of the paragraph. For example, "As a user moves the focus from
> one page element to the next, she/he needs to be able to see which one
> currently has focus. The order needs to match the way the user reads
> the content."
>
> Under "Visual focus," "the focus indicator" suggests some kind of
> device, rather than simply a change in appearance. Maybe it would be
> clearer as "the focus is clearly indicated."
>
> Maybe start a new sentence in "has focus, for example...", like "has
> focus. For example, ..."
>
> In the "Drop-down lists and image links" section, maybe add emphasis
> to "all" in "move through **all** the options." Perhaps append
> "without triggering an action."
>
> cheers,
>
> Alan
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/preliminary#interaction
>
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