Programming and accessibility tips

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Keyboard shortcuts in GNOME

Any application that uses the mouse to make selections or to activate features should also include a path to each option that only requires the keyboard. Good menu systems can be navigated using keyboard arrow keys but selecting an option from the menus could require several keystrokes,

Keyboard shortcuts are a good accessibility option. We have seen how to use the keyboard to magnify the screen. GNOME provides several other keyboard shortcuts to desktop functions. Here is GNOME's list of documented keyboard shortcuts.

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By Bill Hollingsworth
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