onMouseDown/Up Event Rules

HTML Markup Details

onmousedown, onmouseup and onmousemove attributes
The onmousedown, onmouseup and onmousemove event handlers are used to create "drag and drop" user interface elements. The equivalent functionality provided by the "drag and drop" user interface must also be provided through a keyboard interface.

Accessibility Evaluation Rules

no. Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
1 Check/Pass

The functionality provided by onmousedown, onmouseup and onmousemove event handlers should have keyboard equivalents to perform the same functions that can be achieved with the mouse actions.

Implementation Notes


FAE Rule Implemetation

Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator 1.0
The Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator is a web based tool to help developers evaluate web resources for the use of the iCITA HTML best practices.
Web interface cannot currently analyze content generated dynamically with javascript.
Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension
The Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension is a Firefox add-in that is designed to identify accessibility features for both static and dynamically generated html content.
Useful for identifying the location of specific accessibility problems for failures and warnings indentified in FAE reports.
Create FAE reports for a page that uses javascript to generate page content with the FAE DHTML Report feature.