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From: Seth Rothberg
Date: Dec 15, 2004 2:53PM


I'd like to use tab indexes to make keyboard navigation a little easier
in the template I'm building. But what I'm thinking is that rather than
index every menu link (there are a lot) it might be a better idea to
only index a few tab stops that people might want to get to fast if
they need or want to use the keyboard and leave the rest of the tab
order at its defaults. So I've indexed in order the skip nav link, the
link to the catalog (we're a library web site), and the search form.
After that, all tab stops go in their default order.

I can't think of any downside to this method. What am I missing?

You can see what I mean here: