You'll be surprised that click _can_ be toggled via keyboard (FF, Opera  
for sure). You may easily test this.

And my first example shows how isLeftClick is broken in IE6. I can't  
forget about IE6.

>
> On 12/02/2008, artemy tregoubenko <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> I don't want to break keyboard navigation only because of IE problem.
>>
>
> mousedown and click are both non-keyboard events.
>
> but click is only for left button.
>
> This is true for IE (7 on WinXPSP2) and FF (2.0.0.1 on WinXPSP2).
>
> Here is a script to show you...
>
> <html>
> <head>
> <script type="text/javascript"
> src="http://prototypejs.org/assets/2008/1/25/prototype-1.6.0.2.js";></script>
> <script type="text/javascript">
> function clicking(e)
>   {
>   $('clicker').update($('clicker').innerHTML + '<br />' +
>     'You clicked with your ' +
>     (Event.isLeftClick(e) ? 'Left' : '') +
>     (Event.isRightClick(e) ? 'Right' : '') +
>     (Event.isMiddleClick(e) ? 'Middle' : '') +
>     ' button. Event.button = ' + e.button +
>     ' and Event.which = ' + e.which
>     );
>   }
> </script>
> <title>Testing clicking</title>
> </head>
> <body>
> <span id="clicker">Left, Right or Middle click me!</span>
> <script type="text/javascript">
> Event.observe(document.body, 'click', clicking);
> </script>
> </body>
> </html>
>
> Try left/right/middle clicking in IE and FF and then change 'click' to
> 'mousedown' and retest.
>
> Hopefully that will show you what we mean.
>> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 03:45:22 +0300, tancurrom  
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > I think its just because of the way JavaScript handles the click
>> > event. Use the 'mousedown' event instead of the 'click' event and you
>> > will get your results
>> >
>> > On Feb 11, 2:42 pm, "artemy tregoubenko" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hello,
>> >>
>> >> Event.isLeftClick() is told to differ left clicks from right and  
>> middle
>> >> clicks. However when I run
>> >> document.observe('click',  
>> function(event){ alert(event.isLeftClick()); })
>> >> in IE and then left-click page, I see 'false' in alert. This starts
>> >> working if you listen to 'mousedown' or 'mouseup' events, but I  
>> don't like
>> >> this way out.
>> >>
>> >> I don't like it because 'click' event may be triggered by keyboard  
>> too,
>> >> and it's not good to forbid people to use keyboard at your site. I  
>> had an
>> >> idea to listen for both 'mousedown' and 'click' events, but didn't  
>> manage
>> >> to differ keyboard and mouse clicks in handler to avoid doubleposts.
>> >>
>> >> Is it possible to fix isLeftClick? If not, is there some nice  
>> workaround
>> >> for this situation?
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> arty (http://arty.name)
>> > >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> arty ( http://arty.name )
>
>
>



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