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From: Ricardo Sanchez
Date: Jul 31, 2001 5:23AM


Hello All:
We use accesskeys on diferents web sites. We underline the letter that is accesskey and include a page with a list of accesskeys.
Example:
http://www.timon.com/far/
http://www.timon.com/far/atajos.html
It is important avoid conflicts with browsers shortcut keys. So we don't use F (File), E(Edit) and H (Help) and A (archivo), E
(edicion) and U (ayUda) in Spanish. We avoid all these letters because very much people in Spain use English versions of browsers.
Recently, a user tell us that we must avoid D (Direccion/aDdress) because he use this browser shortcut key for move the mouse
pointer to the Address bar.
You can see a shortcut keys lit for IE in:
http://www.microsoft.com/WINDOWS2000/techinfo/reskit/en/ierk/Ch10_f.htm
On oct 99 I asked about accesskeys implementation on WAI list and I got some good responses from Alan Cantor, Gregory J. Rosmaita
and Charles McCathieNevile. You can read in:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1999OctDec/0721.html
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1999OctDec/0723.html
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1999OctDec/0725.html
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1999OctDec/0728.html
Regards,
Ricardo S