Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_2.5_l3_sc1_007: Avoiding mistakes and making it easy to correct them

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAvoiding mistakes and making it easy to correct them
DescriptionDocument with two checkboxes to select mutually exclusive answers are provided instead of text. As both fields are selectable, users may raise input errors.
CreatorBenToWeb (sandor.herramhof@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-25
Statusdraft

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Form input element .

Test Data

Purpose

The document is intended to fail, because the assistance for input is misleading.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_2.5_l3_sc1_007 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 8, column 10: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 10: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

Checkboxes are used for mutually exclusive answers.