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Re: tab order in pages

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 11:22:52 -0400 (EDT)
To: RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>
cc: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0208271121400.19545-100000@tux.w3.org>

Well, I would log this as a bug with Bobby - the implicit order is very often
the sensible one in HTML documents.

(It is more likely to be in SVG, SMIL, and other multidimensional areas that
a different tab order is useful...)

just my 2 cents worth



On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, RUST Randal wrote:

>I'm testing some pages in BOBBY, and it's giving me a Priority 3 User Check
>concerning logical tab order.  If I don't do anything to alter the default
>tab order on the page, then what is the point of adding the tabindex
>attribute throughout the page?
>Randal Rust
>Covansys, Inc.
>Columbus, OH

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