Inline Edit: changing focus cancels edit?

Anastasia Cheetham a.cheetham at
Mon Jul 7 13:08:25 UTC 2008

On 4-Jul-08, at 6:32 PM, Eli Cochran wrote:

> Since Esc would only be used in this instance when someone is typing  
> in the field it doesn't seem that it would conflict with any screen  
> reading.

I could see a situation in which someone using a screen reader might  
press enter to start editing, and then the screen reader starts to  
read the contents of the field, and the user, who knows the contents  
and wants to change it anyway, might press escape to shut the screen  
reader up.

Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at
Software Designer, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto

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