Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_020: Table used to lay out a form; labels are linked with input fields

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTable used to lay out a form; labels are linked with input fields
DescriptionDocument containing a table used to lay out a simple form with two input fields. Each input field has a label; the label is in the same row as the input field it belongs to (but in a different cell). The labels and the input fields are connected by means of for and id attributes.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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: table (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The TABLE element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because between the input fields and the labels in the table are explicitly linked.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_020 (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 10, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Each input field is explicitly linked with the label next to it.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate labels with form controls and to technique H51: Using table markup to present tabular information .

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 10, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Each input field is explicitly linked with the label next to it.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_020.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 10, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

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