Test Case sc2.5.4_l3_010: Textarea field with help link

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTextarea field with help link
DescriptionDocument containing two text input fields and a multi-line text field (textarea). A link before the textarea leads to a help page with descriptive information about the textarea field. The new page is opened 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: a (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The A element .

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

Technical specification: Form TEXTAREA element .

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because the help link provides context-sensitive help for the textarea 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_010 (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 14, column 8) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 92) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 140) 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 text area about former activities.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 14, column 8) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 92) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 140) 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 text area about former activities.