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Which form item is more accessible?

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 13:01:19 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199909142001.NAA22446@netcom13.netcom.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

A question has come up in a project that I'm consulting on about whether
a group of radio buttons or a selection box is generally more 
accessible for blind users.  A problem with radio buttons can be
determining which button is selected.  Also, going through a list
of radio buttons can be more time consuming when a blind person is just
tabbing.  Using a selection box seems to avoid these two problems.
Are there draw backs to a selection box which makes it less desirable
than a group of radio buttons?

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