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From: Nancy Johnson
Date: Apr 19, 2010 1:00PM
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That also helps when I test jquery navigation etc and other items
that may have trouble to the keyboard user. There are some areas
within the current site I am working on that may require the user to
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 1:46 PM, J. B-Vincent < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Nancy: Shift+Tab allows users to move backwards through links.
> Jane Vincent, Center for Accessible Technology
> --- On Mon, 4/19/10, Nancy Johnson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> From: Nancy Johnson < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Open in new window
> To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Date: Monday, April 19, 2010, 10:42 AM
> As someone who is in charge of 508, this has been a great learning
> experience and very informative. Thank you all for sharing.
> I have one last question, then I'll shut up.
> My understanding is keyboard users always go top to bottom and left to
> right to interact with a page. Is there any keyboard command which
> would allow the user to go bottom to top? In case a link is missed
> and do not use a screen reader?
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:01 AM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Yes, as a user of adaptive technology I can't complain that something isn't
>> accessible if I don't know or haven't learned how to make it accessible on
>> my end. The user does have to take some responsibility here.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Patrick H. Lauke" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 2:50 AM
>> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Open in new window
>>> On 16/04/2010 10:15, Simius Puer wrote:
>>>> users can control whether the PDF document opens in the same window or in
>>>>> the standalone reader [Andrew K]
>>>> ...they *can*, but how many really know *how *to do this? From
>>>> not a great many, and those are usually the very web-savvy.
>>> That's also always the argument for things like text resize widgets
>>> inside pages etc, which always makes me wonder: shouldn't there be an
>>> onus on users (particularly those with specific access requirements) to
>>> learn how to use their software? But I know this debate is polarising
>>> and usually doesn't come to a consensus.
>>> Patrick H. Lauke