RE: Combo boxes

Hi,

I've seen it not work sometimes too.  Sometimes I find holding Control while
arrowing down you can hear the choices, then tab selects them.  Sometimes
Control works when Alt doesn't.

Catherine

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf Of Dale Leavens
> Sent: 21 January 2005 04:24
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Combo boxes
>
>
> That works for some but not on the Web in my experience.=20
>
> Dale Leavens, Cochrane Ontario Canada
> DLeavens@xxxxxxx
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> From: "Marvin Atkins" <mkatkins@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 7:59 PM
> Subject: Re: Combo boxes
>
>
> > Jack,
> >=20
> > Best I can remember, when you first tab to your combo box, hold down =
> the alt
> > key and hit the down arrow key. This will open the list in the combo =
> box.
> > Then, you use the down and up arrow keys to move down or up in the =
> combo
> > box. When you get to the choice you want, either hold down the alt key =
> and
> > hit your up arrow key to close the box or hit the tab key to invoke =
> the
> > choice.
> >=20
> > Marvin
> > ----- Original Message -----=20
> > From: "Jack Lowe" <akronjack1982@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 7:26 PM
> > Subject: Combo boxes
> >=20
> >=20
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I've been running into something on more and more web sites that is =
> very
> > annoying.  When you have to make a choice in a combo box on a web =
> page, you
> > can't see what's in the list of choices.
> > If you try to arrow down, it automatically  goes to the first one as =
> if
> > you've chosen it.
> > Is there any way to view the list of choices before it goes to that =
> page?  I
> > don't know if this is a jaws issue, or it has something to do with =
> IE6.
> > Jack
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