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From: Paul Adam
Date: Nov 19, 2015 11:17AM


So WCAG is fine if let’s say I make all my buttons operable with the Escape key only. No enter or space bar must press escape to activate the buttons. That would not fail keyboard operable? If not, WCAG indeed has many loopholes.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist
www.deque.com

> On Nov 19, 2015, at 12:00 PM, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> On 19/11/2015 17:07, Paul Adam wrote:
>> It says All functionality is operable through keyboard interface. It does not say “and the Enter key alone is sufficient” or this or that key must work.
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> Is the Enter key part of the keyboard interface? Yes.
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> If a faked button reacts when the user hits Enter, and Enter is part of the keyboard interface, does that mean that the faked button is operable through keyboard interface? Yes.
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>> If it does not operate with the keyboard like a real <button> then how is it keyboard operable?
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> There is no normative requirement about "operating like a *real*" this or the other in the SC.
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