Re: [Usability] On Ctrl+tab
- From: Calum Benson <Calum Benson Sun COM>
- To: Jud Craft <craftjml gmail com>
- Cc: usability gnome org, desktop-devel-list <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Usability] On Ctrl+tab
- Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 14:33:43 +0000
On 15 Jan 2010, at 13:14, Jud Craft wrote:
> Not sure what you mean about "dialog-level tab". Do you mean their notebook-style preference dialogs with the different pages?
> In Mail on 10.6, I can tab between any of the pages/tabs in the preferences window, Accounts, RSS, etc. and the "tab" receives a blue highlight. The arrowkeys actually don't do anything. I have to tab to select a "page", then press Space.
Ah ok. That type of preference dialog is actually using a toolbar, not a tab control, which does have the keynav you describe.
I was talking about (for example) the Universal Access preferences, which has four "proper" tabs (Seeing, Hearing, Keyboard, and Mouse & Trackpad).
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