Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_025: All data table should have a descriptive summary attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAll data table should have a descriptive summary attribute
DescriptionDocument containing data table with meaningful summary text.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
Statusrejected QA

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

Technical specification: The TABLE element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because there is a descriptive summary text.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_025 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 16, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The data table has a descriptive summary.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H73: Using the summary attribute of the table element to give an overview of data tables (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H73).

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 16, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The data table has a descriptive summary

Technical Comment

The table has a descriptive summary attribute.