[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 120473] SIDEBAR: Proposal for panel tab navigation behavior change

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Mon Oct 15 09:48:47 UTC 2018


Heiko Tietze <tietze.heiko at gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
           Keywords|needsUXEval                 |
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |NEW
     Ever confirmed|0                           |1
                 CC|libreoffice-ux-advise at lists |tietze.heiko at gmail.com,
                   |.freedesktop.org            |vstuart.foote at utsa.edu

--- Comment #1 from Heiko Tietze <tietze.heiko at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Jim Raykowski from comment #0)
> 1) Open sidebar Menu->View->Sidebar
> ...
> 4) press tab key to tab through each item in the panel content until returning to the Number combobox
> 5) press shift+tab key to reverse tab through each item
> Notice tab cycle does not enter panel title tab bar.

Yes, that violates the guideline

> 6) click on Styles title or press Escape key (focus is now on Styles title)
> ...
> 10) press tab key
> Notice focus returns to Styles title.

Weird behavior.

> So far this doesn't seem bad but it isn't consistent.
> Even less consistent/expectant is when shift+tab is used to move through
> panel content after panel title bar gets focus.
> ...

Totally wrong, true.

> I would like to propose that after entering a panel content in any way, tab
> navigation behaves as in steps 4 and 5 and panel title tab bar is not
> included in tab stops. To move focus to the panel title bar use the Escape
> key or mouse click on the panel title bar.

We have clearly stated in the HIG that

| 5) Use Escape to go back one step in the navigation, meaning from the content
to the content panel title and then to the document.

So yes, your request is valid.

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