sets a keyboard shortcut


accesskey=""

Browser
Internet Explorer Firefox Opera7

The accesskey attribute assign a keyboard shortcut to an element.

This attribute can be used in the following elements.
A, AREA, INPUT, TEXTAREA, BUTTON, LABEL, LEGEND


<a href="example.html" accesskey="y"> - </a>


Attribute Value Explanation
accesskey=" " character arbitrary character

Shortcut example

<a href="index.html" accesskey="m">Attributes (M)</a>

Attributes (M)

MSIE and Firefox (Windows) : Alt + Access key (M)
Opera (Windows) : Shift + Esc + Access key (M)


Example

<form method="POST" action="example.cgi">

<p>
URL(U) :
<input type="text" name="url" accesskey="u">
</p>

<p>
Question :
<input type="radio" name="q" value="yes" accesskey="y">Yes(Y)
<input type="radio" name="q" value="no" accesskey="n">No(N)
</p>

<p>
Comment(C) :<br>
<textarea name="comment" cols="50" rows="5" accesskey="c"></textarea>
</p>

<p>
<input type="submit" value="Submit(S)" accesskey="s">
<input type="reset" value="Reset(R)" accesskey="r">
</p>

</form>
Output

URL(U) :

Question : Yes(Y) No(N)

Comment(C) :

This form cannot submit because of a sample.