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Keyboard Accessible ARIA Multiselect Listbox

The ARIA Multiselect Listbox and standard Select element mirror each other.

The Listbox is keyboard accessible:

  • Set focus on the Listbox or the Select field.
  • Press the Arrow keys to change options, or press Home or End to jump to the beginning or end of the list.
  • Press PageUp or PageDown to jump backward or forward incrementally.
  • Press any letter or number to jump to an item starting with that character or digit.
  • Press the Spacebar to toggle checkability on the ARIA Listbox.
  • In IE, press Shift+F8 on the standard Select field to select non-contiguous items using the Spacebar.
  • in Firefox, hold down the Control key and use the Arrows on the standard Select field to select non-contiguous items using the Spacebar.