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Re: Space key usage versus enter key for interactive elements


From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Jun 20, 2014 2:03PM

On 20 June 2014 18:57, Nahidi, Jinkuk < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Without any guidance of keyboard defined interactions, do keyboard users
> use space key to interact with elements that are interactive?

depends on the control, the common default keystroke to activate a button
orcheckbox is the space key, so keyboard users expect a button or checkbox
to be able to be activated with the space key.

Screen readers such as JAWS announce a hint to users when a button receives
these (old) tests may provide some insight


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