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RE: Tabindex on instructions

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bailey@Access-Board.gov>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 08:36:29 -0400
Message-ID: <23EB0B5A59FF804E9A219B2C4EF3AE3D021ED986@Access-Exch.Access-Board.gov>
To: "adam solomon" <adam.solomon2@gmail.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "Sailesh Panchang" <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Yes, portions of SSA site were unavailable for scheduled maintenance.
It looks to me like everything is up now.


I cited SSA as evidence that the technique of having instructional text
in the tab order is used in the real world.  I don't think we can point
to the SSA forms, but mostly only because one has to "click through" two
pages to get to the demonstration.


Yes, you are correct that what I wanted to see from your example is a
tabindex on instructional text paragraphs (which should be marked up as
P.  If we use tabindex on headers, I think that should be a different

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