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Sometimes I love to put my mouse away, let it rest, and navigate the site only with keyboard.

With enough TAB clicks I can reach any link and activate it - all good.

However, in the user profile page there is inconsistency - I can reach all the links, except two: the visited that open the calendar with visited days, and the recent names link that opens the box with recently used display names.

Quick check revealed both use <span> instead of <a href="#"> like other links that invoke JavaScript action, for example my logins.

Can those two become consistent with the other links, or alternatively being assigned some keyboard shortcut?

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This is unrelated to the question, but nice to know: you can navigate using Ctrl-F? Just search for the link and then press Esc followed by Enter. Also, on Firefox, ' (apostrophe key) lets you only search links and follow them directly with enter. When I learned this, my life became much better :) – Tikhon Jelvis Jan 18 '12 at 9:35
@Tikhon thanks, using Chrome here and no, it didn't work.. – Shadow Wizard Jan 18 '12 at 9:37
I suspect it's for the same reason as the tab stuff. I was mostly just sharing something that took me much too long to find myself. – Tikhon Jelvis Jan 18 '12 at 9:39
Also, I never knew about the calendar. The fact that the number is clickable should be more evident in the UI. – Tikhon Jelvis Jan 18 '12 at 9:40
@Tikhon cheers, it's always good to find hidden treasures. As for making it evident what you suggest? There is handpoint icon when hovering, this is usually enough. :) – Shadow Wizard Jan 18 '12 at 9:44
I only noticed the hand after reading your question. I guess I never had any reason to mouse over that bit of the screen (I also use the keyboard a lot). And I spend a lot of time on SO. Probably too much, lately :) – Tikhon Jelvis Jan 18 '12 at 9:47
@Tikhon SO is full with those hidden gems.. there is even whole "thread" here on Meta that try to collect them all. :) – Shadow Wizard Jan 18 '12 at 10:14
@ShadowWizard: Have you ever heard of Vimperator and the like? – Wrzlprmft Feb 24 '15 at 6:29
@Wrzlprmft nope, what is this? – Shadow Wizard Feb 24 '15 at 9:38
@ShadowWizard: A plugin that aims at making Firexfox entirely operable from the keyboard with Vim-like shortcuts, but the Internet can probably explain this better than me. If you don’t like Vim or Firefox, there exist several comparable plugins and similar. – Wrzlprmft Feb 24 '15 at 9:45

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