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Re: Keyboard short cuts and access keys.


From: Ramya Sethuraman
Date: Sep 21, 2012 1:49PM

Not sure why the google link didn't get pasted correctly, here is the
correct url:
Look for the word, shortcut.


On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Ramya Sethuraman <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to find out if Google's method of implementing keyboard short
> cuts described here:
> http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&;answer559 is the
> standard way to implement keyboard shortcuts? Normally, when we use access
> keys, we would have to use a browser specific keystroke like alt + shift
> for FF for example
> to trigger the access key. However, if you turn on keyboard shortcuts in
> Google, you can just type the letter c for example and you will be able to
> compose a new email.
> You don't need to press Shift + alt + c to compose a new email. Is this
> standard?
> Thanks,
> Ramya

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