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Re: Re: web-based application or desktop application?

by gsiems (Chaplain)
on Dec 04, 2003 at 18:59 UTC ( #312282=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread web-based application or desktop application?

FWIW, you can do hot keys after a fashion by using the HTML accesskey attribute.

example:

<p><a accesskey="p" ref="http://www.perlmonks.org">Perl monks</a></p>

How well this works depends on how well it is implemented in the browser, but with mozilla at least I can hit ALT+p to *click* the link. IIRC this doesn't work as nicely using IE.

--greg


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Re: Re: Re: web-based application or desktop application?
by EvdB (Deacon) on Dec 05, 2003 at 09:52 UTC
    Mozilla has one very nice feature in that if you see a link you want, say 'free beer', if you start to type f-r-e-e it will then jump to the links on the page that match what your typing. Pressing return follows the link.

    --tidiness is the memory loss of environmental mnemonics

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