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Re: Tab Order for Anchors

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 22:34:06 +0100 (BST)
To: Matthew Smith <matt@kbc.net.au>
cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0305032228530.1318-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Fri, 2 May 2003, Matthew Smith wrote:

> Hi All
> Should anchors have a tabindex attribute?

IMO usually no.  There are a few situations where they're useful;
typically associated with things like site navbars (and skipping them).

If the question is prompted by AccessValet, that particular message
(to consider tabindex or accesskey attributes) is following the letter
of the WCAG, but is one I'd expect you to override much of the time in
real life.

Nick Kew

In need of paying work - http://www.webthing.com/~nick/cv.html
Received on Saturday, 3 May 2003 17:34:10 UTC

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