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RE: Menu and submenu

From: Sean Murphy (seanmmur) <seanmmur@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2016 23:43:03 +0000
To: "Balusani, Shirisha" <sirib@uillinois.edu>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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I also have this query, and will have to read the ARIA 1.1 specs. AS if the standing you have is correct, I don't agree. Let me read it first and get back to the group on why.

Sean Murphy
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From: Balusani, Shirisha [mailto:sirib@uillinois.edu]
Sent: Friday, 9 December 2016 6:22 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Menu and submenu

Can you please tell how menu and submenu should work with keyboard?
My understanding is :

*        when no menu is opened , Tabbing takes you across the menu items in the horizontal row

*        When one of the menu items has focus, pressing the Enter key, Spacebar open the submenu

*        When Menu is opened (that has submenu), tab will close the existing submenu and restores the focus to ? ( the Parent menu item  or this show take focus to next menu / to the first item in the menu bar)

*        Up and Down arrow to navigate within the open submenu items

*        Pressing the Escape key closes the submenu and focus should be restore to parent menu item

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