Inline Edit: changing focus cancels edit?
a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
Mon Jul 7 21:26:29 UTC 2008
Laurie McArthur, our assistive technology guru here at the ATRC, had a
comment on this issue:
On 7-Jul-08, at 9:08 AM, Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>> 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.
On 7-Jul-08, at 4:34 PM, Laurie McArthur wrote:
> The escape key – is actually a dangerous one to use to “shut up” the
> screen reader. The control key is the official one to do this.
> .... the Escape key is really to cancel actions (eg stop loading a
> web page etc).. not to control the screen reader.
Anastasia Cheetham a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
Software Designer, Fluid Project http://fluidproject.org
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto
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