Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_045: Checkbox with explicitly associated label

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleCheckbox with explicitly associated label
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a checkbox. Next to the input element (type="checkbox") is the label element for the field; input and label are explicitly associated with each other by means of for and id attributes.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
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: The INPUT element .

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

Technical specification: The LABEL element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because the input has an explicitly associated label.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_045 (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 11, column 33) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 50) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can find the label for the input element.

Technical Comment

The test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate text labels with form controls.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - April 2006 Working Draft (Last Call))

The test case passes (line 11, column 33) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 49) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

(None specified.)

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_045 .

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 11, column 33) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 49) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

(None specified.)