Test Case sc2.5.4_l3_007: Text input field with help link (linked image)

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText input field with help link (linked image)
DescriptionDocument containing three text input fields. A link after the last input field leads to a help page with descriptive information about the text input field. The new page is opened with a linked image calling a JavaScript function.
CreatorBenToWeb (Daniela.Ortner@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-25
Statusaccepted 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: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Form input element .

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

Technical specification: The A element .

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

Technical specification: Including an image: the IMG element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass, because the help link provides context-sensitive help for the text input field.

Expert Guidance

JavaScript must be enabled for the test files to work as intended.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.5.4_l3_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 passes (line 21, column 130) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 21, column 156) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 21, column 72) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get help for the input field “Desired position”.

Technical Comment

Test file uses <a href="javascript: help()"><img src='resou… to link to the help file.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 21, column 127) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 21, column 156) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 21, column 72) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get help for the input field “Desired position”.

Technical Comment

Test file uses <a href="javascript: help()"><img src='resou… to link to the help file.