henry at AegisInfoSys.com
Sat Dec 21 05:24:48 UTC 2013
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 23:21:08PM -0500, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike Schwartz"
> > That urks me, too. In many web sites that have a state field, you can
> > at least type the first letter of your state, but you still have to use the
> > mouse, unless your state is the first one that starts with any given
> > letter.
> > When I type "W", "WA" pops up, so I still have to use the mouse to
> > select "WI". If I try to type "W" then "I", the popup box jumps to "IA".
> > "W" takes me to "Washington", but if I then type "I" it takes me down
> > to "International". I can avoid using my mouse if I type "W" and then
> > down arrow twice, to get past West Virginia.
FWIW for this apparently errant thread, just hit "W" two more times.
That is, those select-a-state boxes will usually cycle through
all of the listed choices that begin with a selected letter by
repeatedly pressing that letter (on a real keyboard, probably not
on a smartphone virtual one).
Henry Yen <Henry.Yen at Aegis00.com> Aegis Information Systems, Inc.
Senior Systems Programmer Hicksville, New York
(800) AEGIS-00 x949 1-800-AEGIS-00 (800-234-4700)
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