Accesskeys for Creating Keyboard Shortcut Rules


[accesskey] (HTML4)


Rules for Accesskeys for Creating Keyboard Shortcut
# Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
AKEY.1 Pass/Warning AKEY.1

accesskey attribute values should be unique.

1.0 1.5
AKEY.2 Pass/Check AKEY.2

accesskey attribute values should not interfere with Microsoft Internet Explorer menu shortcuts.

Implementation Notes

  • The menu shortcuts for the English version of Internet Explorer 7 are: A, E, F, H, T and V.
  • Other major browsers either have browser menu shortcuts that do not interfere with implementation of access keys (Opera, Firefox), or do not support acceess keys at all (i.e. Chrome, OS X version of Apple Safari).
1.0 1.5