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Bug 94337 - need context menu item for "Show Virtual Forms"
Summary: need context menu item for "Show Virtual Forms"
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: visualweb (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: All Windows XP
: P3 blocker (vote)
Assignee: Matthew Bohm
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-05 11:24 UTC by bugbridge
Modified: 2007-06-27 01:29 UTC (History)
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Description bugbridge 2007-02-05 11:24:40 UTC
Original status: 3-Accepted; Suggested Status: NEW

Original submitter: krystyna

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Need accessible path to enable Virtual Forms Legend as the designer toolbar
icons cannot be accessed by keyboard. Similar to Preview in Browser and Refresh, 
olease add a context menu for Show Virtual Forms after virtual forms have been added.

Description (Entry 2):

Two of three designer toolbar icons are reachable via context menu item except for Show Virtual Forms. Can you please make a determination here? Thanks.


This is working for me, when the designer tab is selected, you can tab to the toolbar and its individual buttons. Asking to close as 'not reproducible'.

Evaluation (Entry 2):
I am seeing it work on an existing project only but NOT a new 1.4 project.
If this is NOT related to please tell me. I will file a separate bug. However, we should have a context menu item for Show Virtual Forms just as we have for Refresh and Preview in Browser but lowering priority.

Evaluation (Entry 3):
So, I can't reproduce it. This was probably caused by the other issue, passing back, and if there is request to provide new item in the menu, please ask HIE first.

Evaluation (Entry 4):
Peter is right, it isn't A11y bug because the 'Show Virtual Forms' action in the Editor toolbar is accessible in the way how he described.

Suggestion for enhancement:
We have menu item in the Context menu for Virtual Forms, so I suggest to put checkbox [] Show Virtual Forms in the Editor below list of virtual forms in the dialog where Virtual Forms are being configured.

Evaluation (Entry 5):
The dialog shown is the virtual forms customizer. Passing it to the owner.
However it is a bit difficult to get to the action from designer and to add it to the dialog (I can help how). It would be still easier to add the action to the menu if that would be the choice.

Evaluation (Entry 6):
I don't understand. Is there an accessibility problem here? If not, please change the bug synopsis; please also mark as an RFE and/or downgrade p/s if such changes are appropriate. Marking incomplete so the bug can be updated/clarified.

Evaluation (Entry 7):
RFE, so accepting.
Comment 1 Matthew Bohm 2007-06-27 01:29:22 UTC
Accepting, with the understanding that this is a request for a "Show Virtual Forms" context menu in designer. However,
we may want to consult HIE since the general component group mechanism (for Virtual Forms, Ajax Transactions, and any
others in the future) may need a more sophisticated UI.