Test Case sc2.1.1_l1_001: Rapid keyboard access

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleRapid keyboard access
DescriptionDocument containing input elements with no accesskey to allow rapid keyboard access.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-31
Statusvalidated

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

Technical specification: The label element.

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because keyboard-only handling is possible.

Expert Guidance

Check whether important links can be accessed using keyboard shortcuts (accesskeys).

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.1.1_l1_001 (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 23) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#keyboard-operation-keyboard-operable.

Functional Outcome

Handling with keyboard only is possible.

Technical Comment

Handling with keyboard only is possible, though no accesskey attribute is provided.

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

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 35: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#keyboard-operation-keyboard-operable.

Functional Outcome

No rapid keyboard access possible for input field.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.1.1_l1_001.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - February 2005 Editor's Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 35: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-20050211/#2.1_keyboard-operation-keyboard-operable.

Functional Outcome

No rapid keyboard access possible for input field.