Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_052: Radio buttons with visually positioned label (no explicit label)

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleRadio buttons with visually positioned label (no explicit label)
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a set of two radio buttons. Next to each of the input elements (type="radio") is the label element for the field; there is no explicit association between input and label by means of for and id attributes.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
Statusintegrate feedback

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 fail because the input elements are only visually associated with their label elements instead of explicitly assosiated.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_052 (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 12, column 89: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 13, column 86: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The radio buttons have no explicitly associated labels.

Technical Comment

The test case maps to failure F68: Failure of SC 1.3.1 and 4.1.2 due to the association of label and user interface controls not being programmatically determinable.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 12, column 89: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 13, column 86: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The radio buttons have no explicitly associated labels.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_052.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 12, column 89: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 13, column 86: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The radio buttons have no explicitly associated labels.