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Re: Is this a keyboard trap?
From: Angela Colter
Date: Mar 25, 2010 8:15AM
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I'm using keyboard commands: Firefox on the Mac, IE 7 on PC.
Interestingly, I can trigger all the links in Lynxlet, the text
browser for Mac.
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On Mar 25, 2010, at 7:37 AM, "J. B-Vincent" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Angela: Are you running a screen reader, or just using Windows
> keyboard commands?
> --Jane Vincent, Center for Accessible Technology
> --- On Thu, 3/25/10, Angela Colter < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> From: Angela Colter < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: [WebAIM] Is this a keyboard trap?
> To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010, 3:19 AM
> Hi folks,
> I've come across a behavior on a web page I don't think I've
> before. I'm hoping someone on the list can help me understand what's
> On https://personal.vanguard.com/us/home?fromPage=portal I can tab
> to all
> the linked text and form elements when I'm using Firefox. I can't
> *trigger*any of the text links, but I can tab to them. I think that's
> because of the
> anchor tags having "onclick" attributes without a corresponding
> But here's the weird thing: When I use IE 7, after I reach the first
> link ("Forgot user name or password") I can't tab to ANY of the
> other links
> on the page. The next item to receive focus is the browser's address
> followed by browser tabs and so forth. And the focus never goes back
> to the
> elements in the web page.
> So here's my question: any idea what's causing this?
> Thanks for the help and any advice you care to bestow.
> Angela Colter
> Usability Consultant
> Web: http://www.angelacolter.com
> Twitter: @angelacolter