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Re: Possible Solution for accessible dropdown navigation


From: Chris Heilmann
Date: Jun 2, 2004 4:15AM

> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 11:52:29AM +0200, lists38 wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 01:46:29AM +0100, lists38 wrote:
>> >> What do you think?
>> >
>> > I think you could have added the onchange event and hidden the Go
>> button
>> > using
>> > JavaScript, which would remove the need for the DHTML alternative.
>> Err, working around the onchange event was the whole purpose of the
>> experiment, mainly as IE does not allow you to go to any of the options,
>> but sends the next one when you press cursor-down...
> Sorry - my bad! I was thinking about getting over a javascript-not-enabled
> scenario. How about using onkeypress instead of onchange?

Onkeypress has even more problems, as it messes with the key-settings and
shortcuts of screen readers and gets triggered by shift and tab on some

Chris Heilmann
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