Lightweight jQuery plugin for traversing lists of things like you do with Gmail messages.
Just add the class name "jk" to something like a
and all its
li children will be considered traversable.
When an item has focus, it gets the class name
When an item is selected, it gets the class name
View the spec/suite.html for more info.
Custom events are triggered at different times:
focus:addedWhen element gets focus
focus:lostWhen element gets focus
selection:addedWhen element gets selection
selection:lostWhen element gets selection
These events are triggered when you can't traverse any further in certain direction. They're a good hook for knowing when to load additional elements or change the page. They are triggered on the parent element.
paginate:nextWhen no next element is available
paginate:prevWhen no previous element is available
To specify which keys to use for each action, you can update
$.jk.NEXTNext element (default:
$.jk.PREVPrevious element (default:
$.jk.SELECTAdd element to selected elements (default
Just change one of these values to a different letter. I'm still working on arrows and modifiers. Fork or forgive please.
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