Test Case sc3.2.2_l1_003: Change of focus when changing the setting of a radio button set

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of focus when changing the setting of a radio button set
DescriptionDocument containing two radio buttons and a link; when the radio button state changes, the focus is moved to the link.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
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: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/interact/scripts.html#adef-onchange.

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to fail because a change in radio button state changes the focus.

Expert Guidance

Check whether there is any change of context caused by a change of any form control or field setting.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.2_l1_003 (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 99: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-unpredictable-change.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 99: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-unpredictable-change.

Functional Outcome

The focus unexpectedly jumps to a link when a radio button is checked.

Technical Comment

The JavaScript in the onchange attribute causes the browser to set the focus to another element.

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 8, column 99: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-unpredictable-change.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 99: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-unpredictable-change.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onchange.

Technical Comment

The JavaScript in the onchange attribute causes the browser to set the focus to another element.