Re: [Usability] Re: Keyboard navigation- outstanding issues
- From: Pavel Machek <pavel ucw cz>
- To: Matthew Thomas <mpt mailandnews com>, usability gnome org, gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Usability] Re: Keyboard navigation- outstanding issues
- Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 17:25:23 +0200
> > 'not allowed'. (Perhaps should be 'tab characters allowed' for
> > multiline fields?)
> > This way, Tab navigation
> > works everywhere except for multiline text fields, which occur
> > comparatively rarely in comparison to single line fields. (And where
> > they do, you often don't have to tab out of them anyway, if at all--
> > e.g. email composer window, word processor).
> Usually, yes. A word processor or text editor is an example of an app
> where there's no other controls to navigate to, so the Tab key can
> insert tab characters in the document itself. In an e-mail composition
> window, where tabs aren't useful (use of them would cause `tab damage'
> on the recipient's end), Tab and Shift+Tab would cycle between the body
> field and the address and subject fields.
If I want to write my name ("Pavel") at the end of mail, I *need*
tab. Don't expect me to hold spacebar for half a minute.
I'm pavel ucw cz "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at discuss linmodems org
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