Test Case sc3.2.1_l1_007: Change of focus when a form control gets focus

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of focus when a form control gets focus
DescriptionDocument containing an input field and a link; when the input field gets focus, the focus is automatically 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-onfocus.

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to fail because when a user tabs to the input field, focus is automatically moved to the link.

Expert Guidance

Check whether there is any change of context when the input field receives focus.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.1_l1_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 67: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onfocus.

Technical Comment

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

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 8, column 67: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onfocus.

Technical Comment

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