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Re: Outline of text on Button in Firefox

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  • hm_paul
    ... Accessibility is not as important right now. No one is looking at anything I do except me, and I dislike the link outlines. Normal buttons don t have
    Message 1 of 4 , May 10, 2007
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      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Nick Fitzsimons <nick@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 10 May 2007, at 02:41:19, hm_paul wrote:
      >
      > > Is there any way to prevent the outline that appears when clicking a
      > > YUI button in Firefox? Take a look at the examples to see what I
      > > mean. There is a dotted outline around the text.
      > >
      > > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/examples/button/example01.html
      > >
      > > It is sort of annoying and doesn't look professional if using the
      > > button to replace standard buttons.
      >
      > As it's there for accessibility reasons and to assist those who
      > navigate using the keyboard or assistive technologies such as blowing
      > in a tube, rather than a mouse (or other pointing device), I would
      > argue that it is unprofessional to _remove_ it.
      >
      > For those who insist that their aesthetic sense triumphs over
      > usability and accessibility, you can use the :focus CSS pseudo-class:
      > <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#dynamic-pseudo-classes>
      > to reset the outline property:
      > <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ui.html#propdef-outline>
      >
      > but please don't.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Nick.
      > --
      > Nick Fitzsimons
      > http://www.nickfitz.co.uk/
      >

      Accessibility is not as important right now. No one is looking at
      anything I do except me, and I dislike the link outlines. Normal
      buttons don't have this, so it makes it a poor replacement. Thanks
      for the feedback and the links, Nick.
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