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From: Michael Stenitzer
Date: Jul 11, 2007 12:40AM


hi everyone,

does anybody know, if it is an advantage from the accessibility
perspective to separate the play and pause buttons for a flash video
player instead of toggling the function?

i thought it might be confusing for the user to have a changing
function on a single button. otherwise it's pretty standard to combine
these two functions and i might label the button instantly with "play
/ pause" instead of changing the label with the image.

side question: i've heared about and experienced a problem in firefox
to access flash buttons in a web page with the keyboard. is there any
trick to make that possible?

thanx in advance, michael

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