[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

Matthew Thomas mpt at myrealbox.com
Sat Aug 21 02:54:09 PDT 2004

On 21 Aug, 2004, at 8:56 AM, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> ...
>    Oh! I just had an interesting thought:
> <label>Furry <accesskey>K</accesskey>ittens: <input  
> type="text"></label>
>    This takes a little bit of the flexibility with regards to the
> presentation away from the vendor, though...

It also wouldn't work for languages such as Japanese or Chinese, where  
entering a single kanji requires multiple keypresses. Interfaces in  
such languages use Latin-1 accesskeys (otherwise the accesskeys would  
be too slow to use at all), and GUIs typically present the accesskey in  
brackets next to the native-language label.  

Matthew Thomas

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