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Not only that (drop-downs)
Authored by: Anonymous on Feb 05, '02 03:10:08PM

(One of the FEW things that I have envied about the WinIE UI is) the ability to keyboard-select an item from a drop-down menu: This works in OS X too by going to the "Keyboard" prefpane and selecting the "Full Keyboard Access" tab and select the "Any control" radio option on the top of window. This will allow you to tab through all of the controls on a page (drop-down menus included.) Just tab until you see the "glow" highlighting it, then type a letter and it will jump to the first letter of the select item (e.g. "G" would fast-forward to down the list to "Georgia" on a 'U.S State' list.) Arrow keys will change the selection up or down. *As a bonus -- this works system-wide with all of the Cocoa apps I've tested, like Mail (Account & Sig lines, for instance)...



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