Similar questions have been asked before, but I'm looking for the "opposite" solution than all the others ;-)
option in a
What do I mean by decide:
select, then click to select any
select), then press ENTER/TAB to select. Or:
select, then use the UP/DOWN keys to scroll through the options, and finally press ENTER/TAB to select.
Non-perfect solutions I've found so far:
option: Firefox & Internet Explorer: Works for mouse, but not for keyboard. Chrome: Doesn't work at all.
select: Firefox: Works as expected. Chrome & Internet Explorer: Fires too early when using just the UP/DOWN keys (without expanding the
select): In the users' mind, they are just scrolling through the available options, not actually selecting anything yet.
select: Firefox & Chrome & Internet Explorer: Fires too late, only when actually leaving the
select, plus evaluating the
keyCode: Looks like a hassle to me, cause there might be (or turn out) other ways to confirm something than pressing the ENTER key (maybe on mobile devices).
The only solution I've found, having perfect accessibility, is ugly:
submitbutton and binding the event to this.
So (finally) my question is: Do you know any other way to achieve this without the