[whatwg] Should enter be mapped to click?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 15 00:50:25 PDT 2008
On Mon, 14 Jul 2008, Aaron Leventhal wrote:
> Now that tabindex can be used on any element to make it focusable, it
> makes sense that it should be possible to trigger a click on those
> elements with the keyboard.
> Opera maps Enter to click. As far as I know, other browsers only do that
> for a few elements like<a>.
> What do people think? Should it be spec'd?
188.8.131.52. Interactive content, paragraph 3:
| When activation is performed via some method other than clicking the
| pointing device, the default action of the event that triggers the
| activation must, instead of being activating the element directly, be to
| fire a click event on the same element.
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