claes at it-slav.net
Wed Aug 11 20:51:30 EEST 2004
On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Martin Konold wrote:
> Am Wednesday 13 August 2003 20:18 schrieb Marko Macek:
> > Shift+Arrow is a text selection key (works in mozilla). IMO a bad idea
> > for tab switching.
> 1. Text selection with the keyboard makes only sense after using the _mouse_
> to explicitly put the focus on the text area.
I don't understand what you mean here. Surely text selection with the
keyboard is useful also when focus has been put there by other means, such
> 2. How often do you switch tabs compared to keyboard text selection in
This is surely something that varies greatly between users,
but in cases where Mozilla is used as user interface for web applications
such as webmail, I think text selection is with the keyboard is an important use case.
Personally I think switching tabs within an application is similar to
using alt-tab for switching between applications.
> -- martin
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