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Re: file attachment upload fields

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From: Jared Smith
Date: Nov 26, 2008 2:25PM


Both Enter and Space keys work activate the File Upload dialog in
Firefox. IE does require that you press Space, unless you have JAWS,
then it works with both Enter and Space.

The file control is pretty locked down from scripting and I highly
doubt you'll be able to change the way it reacts. It does sound like
something that is out of your control. I guess you could inform your
users about how to do this, but it really only seems to be an issue
with keyboard-only IE users that aren't using JAWS and that also don't
know to use the Space key. I probably wouldn't introduce the overhead
for all users to possibly benefit such a small group.

Jared Smith
WebAIM