[thelist] Access Keys

David Dorward evolt at david.us-lot.org
Wed Feb 4 06:41:41 CST 2004

On 4 Feb 2004, at 12:30, Chris Price wrote:

> Does anyone use access keys on their site?


> What letters should be avoided

All of them

> or, alternatively, what keys would you consider safe?


> How does your visitor know what keys do what?

I follow the UK Government Standard, and have description of them on 
the About This Site page.

> Do you know of a site that talks you through a typical example of using
> access keys on a site?

http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/forms/accesskey.html makes for a good 
starting point.

> Finally - are you on any accessibility/usability forum that I could 
> lower
> the tone of by joining?

There are a couple of WAI lists at http://lists.w3.org/

David Dorward

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