Re: Combo boxes

Hello Chris:

Does it matter which DOWN ARROW you use?

In my experience, I find it only works when you press the NUM PAD DOWN
ARROW.

Sincerely:

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Hallsworth" <christopherhallsworth71@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: Combo boxes


> Hi, once entered on the combo box, press alt down arrow to "open list
box".
> Hope this helps.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rose Combs" <rosecombs@xxxxxxxxx>
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> Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 6:54 PM
> Subject: Combo boxes
>
>
> > This is a problem for a work combo box so I cannot provide an URL but I
> > think we have all encountered this.  This combo box is a "quick links"
box
> > with about 30 items inside it.  I press forms mode, then try to use the
> > arrow keys to move however, what ever item I land on first opens, so I
can
> > never see what the options are in the box.  First letter navigation will
> > open some items but if there are let's say several items that begin with
H
> > the first one opens and I may have needed the third item.  I am fairly
> > certain there is a way to handle this but am drawing a blank on how to
> > navigate this particular type of combo box, wish they all worked
normally,
> > allowing up and down arrows to tell you the item but allowing you to
view
> > the whole list and press enter or tab to a go button to select them.
> >
> > I hope I am making sense and wish I could provide an URL but this is
> > something on the work intranet so I cannot provide an example.
> >
> > Using Jaws 9 at home, 8 at work.
> >
> > Rose Combs
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