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From: Despain, Dallas
Date: Nov 26, 2008 11:45AM


Hi,
I'm a web developer and we're getting customer complaints about our file attachment upload fields. Users tab to the "Browse" button (on firefox and Internet Explorer on a PC) and try to hit "Enter" to activate the file dialog and choose the file they want to upload. Enter doesn't work there in my experience. I have tried gmail, hotmail, yahoo mail and a couple other file attachment upload fields I could find and none of them work with the enter key. You have to use the space bar to make interact with this field. Is there a way to make it respond to the enter key? I haven't seen it. Is this just a matter of perhaps pointing it out to are users?

Thanks,

Dallas

Dallas Despain | RightNow Technologies | Developer | 406-556-3454 | Bozeman, MT


-----Original Message-----
From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of ~G~
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 2:54 PM
To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] WebAIM-Forum Digest, Vol 44, Issue 11

I don't want to really get into a semantic markup soapbox or start a flame
war etc. However <dl> really should not be used as you are showing. The
content is NOT even a list.

I believe the solution that Dean mentioned using

<img ../>
<p>[Caption]..</p>

Is a good coding solution since it should give you the available hooks to
implement the CSS. You could even wrap that withing a div so you can
provide further ruling in terms of positioning, floats etc.

Just my 2cents here.

Michael

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 07:50:40 +0000
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Define or Caption the Photos
<EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
I use the definition list to caption still photos. For example:

<dl>
<dt>(Image)</dt>
<dd> (Photo description)</dd>
</dl>

Would this be a acceptable way to caption the still photo for the screen
readers?