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Re: set cursor in search box


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jun 25, 2019 11:07AM

On 25/06/2019 17:40, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> I think most screen reader users can find a search field easily enough when
> the page makes proper use of form labeling, headings and other landmarks.
> I like a well-known site for financial information that does not use
> auto-focus on its search control. I can get to that field with one
> keystroke when I want to look up info on a mutual fund.

However, those special keystrokes come courtesy of the AT. Autofocusing
things such as search fields is generally something done to make it
quicker for all users (including non-AT keyboard users).

Patrick H. Lauke

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