Re: Vision impaired interface

From: Dennis <dpaull_at_svpal_dot_org>
Date: Wed Nov 19 2003 - 18:07:58 CST

Hi Jan et al,

At 11:37 PM 11/19/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Alan Dechert wrote:
>> For the Vision
>> Impaired Interface, Jan is thinking about how the voter will be able to
>> delete a letter when writing in a name
>Actually, my point was not just how to delete letters. I believe it
>would be good to have a way to get help instructions at all stages in
>the voting process, and the arrow keys are not always suitable to use
>for this purpose. I meant that the arrow keys should be used to navigate
>through the contests, and that the space bar should be pressed whenever
>the voter needs help at some stage.

Traditionally, the F1 key has been used to get help and it is also
fairly easy to find on the keyboard. The ESC key is even easier to
find. Both these keys are unlikely to be used in entering candidate
names and *might* be familiar with computer literate users. It is
easy to tell voters where the ESC key is on most keyboards.

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