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Re: Chrome and Skip Links


From: William Lawrence
Date: May 5, 2011 2:51PM

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:11 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Sailesh Panchang wrote:
>>> So do all same-page links fail on these browsers?
>> Yes.
>> More accurately, Safari (even with VoiceOver enabled) and Chrome on
>> Mac set visual focus (scroll the browser viewport), but do not change
>> the tab focus to that position in the page (if you press Tab again,
>> tab focus is set back to the next link after the same-page link).
>> Jared
> Sounds like:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42661

This is a failure an not a bug. Firefox and IE are the only two
browsers on the Windows platform that provide visual focus with
keyboard focus when selecting an in-page anchor.

It's a UAAG issue and not a WCAG issue.