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From: JAKE JOEHL
Date: Jan 29, 2015 8:06PM


VoiceOver on a Mac running OS X Yosemite works great in Safari, but I’ve had a bit of trouble in Google Chrome. Others on AppleVis say the same thing about Chrome in Yosemite. It worked great in Mavericks though. But in Safari, I’m finding very good results if I navigate using the VO and arrow keys. In fact, tabbing seems to skip over items in some instances such as with System Preferences, but most of the time this isn’t a problem.
Jake
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On Jan 29, 2015, at 3:41 PM, _mallory < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

As an Opera-12 user who is sticking with it because of the great keyboard
navigation (well, also because new Opera doesn't run on 32-bit), I am
eagerly looking to see if its spiritual replacement, vivaldi, will be
the same.

Created by some former Opera guys (at least half the team), and they say
they are bringing in "keyboard" but I'm not sure if it's the same.

_mallory

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 02:18:57PM -0500, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2015, Patrick Burke wrote:
>
>> Browsers should really be providing more than Tab & Enter for
>> navigating content for keyb-only users. Opera is still the only
>> one that has more robust keyboard support, as I recall, though I'm
>> now hazy on the details.
>
> Old Opera (versions 12 or lower, using Presto), yes. The newer, Blink-based versions, not so much. I still run Opera 12, and know that one day it will stop working with the modern web and I will cry and cry.
>
> Deborah Kaplan
> > >