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Re: WCAG2: does a search form without a submit button fail?

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From: Alexander Schmitz
Date: Jul 31, 2015 1:57PM


I think one place this fails general usability still on an iPhone, is that
it is very common to tap out of a form or use done rather then go, which
just closes the keyboard. In this situation the user now has no obvious way
to submit the form or idea what they should do next. It would not be
intuitive to click back into the input and then press go to submit at that
point.

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

> On 31/07/2015 18:52, Aaron Cannon wrote:
>
>> On my iPhone, the enter key is generally in the bottom right corner of
>> the keyboard.
>>
>> Aaron Cannon
>>
>> On 7/31/15, Birkir R. Gunnarsson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> No, your average iPhone virtual keyboard does not have an enter key,
>>> that is what concerns me the most.
>>>
>>
> Indeed, if you're in a text entry field, there's a "GO" button to the
> right of the space bar. Using that submits the form (same as when you're
> actually typing a URL into the address field in Safari etc)
>
> http://i.imgur.com/27HDses.png
>
> Agree though that it's not a good idea to rely on this, and having an
> explicit submit button would be advisable
>
> P
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