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Re: drop down menus


From: Al Sparber
Date: May 29, 2009 9:25AM

From: "ben morrison" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> From: "Jon Gunderson" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>>> Here is an example of a pull down menu with keyboard and ARIA support:
>>> http://test.cita.illinois.edu/aria/menubar/menubar1.php

> I tabbed to the first menu item, tabbed again to the content, tabbed
> again and well. it didnt work FF2

The problem with these approaches is that they work great for web developers
who understand what's going on :-) For real-world users, they are
mystery-meat and require a help file or user guide - which is the reason
that they are useless, in my opinion. An exercise in futility at worst.

Al Sparber - PVII