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Design Question

From: Kelly Ford <kford@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 06:26:00 -0800
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To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi All,

Does anyone know which, if any, of the WAI or 508 guidelines or standards 
would address the following situation.  Suppose you have a web-based e-mail 
system and want to give the user the ability to create folders for e-mail 
sorting.  The page has a link to create a new folder and when selected it 
opens an edit box with the text "new folder" already in the edit box.  The 
user can type something new into this field and as soon as focus is moved 
away from the field changes take effect.

Under accessibility design guidelines is such acceptable?  Or does a 
specific link or control need to be provided to allow for the folder name 
to be submitted?


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