[whatwg] Comments to Web Forms 2.0 downloaded 2004-09-18 (HTML email)

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Sun Nov 21 11:48:19 PST 2004

On 20-Sep-04, at 8:24 AM, Mattias Waldau wrote:

> It should be possible to use ENTER to navigate through fields (Major)
> All software except browser just Enter to jump to the next control. 
> For some reason web form uses tab only and Enter means submit. This 
> might seem to be a small thing, but I know from personal experience 
> that this is a showstopper form some companies.
> Therefor it would be nice to if Enter could be used for navigation.
All the software I've used uses enter dismiss dialog boxes or forms
except for when the user might want to have enter as content (e.g. ICQ)
No software I've used uses enter to switch between fields of a form
except for Lynx where you can sometimes use enter. 

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