Test Case sc2.4.3_l3_202: Tabindex in link list does not match visual order [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTabindex in link list does not match visual order [new]
DescriptionA document containing a list with four hyperlinks. The links have a tabindex value that does not match their order in the list. When using tabulator key to browse through the list, the focus order does not match the visual order.
CreatorBenToWeb (Reinhard.Ruemer@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-08-25
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: tabindex (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Tabbing navigation .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because the focus order of the link elements doesn't match the order in the link list.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.3_l3_202 (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 13, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 16, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 19, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 22, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#.

Functional Outcome

Tabulator order doesn't follow logical sequence.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to failure F44: Failure of SC 2.4.4 due to using tabindex to create a tab order that does not follow relationships and sequences in the content.