Test Case sc3.2.1_l1_010: Change of viewport when a link is activated [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of viewport when a link is activated [new]
DescriptionDocument containing a link; when the link is activated, the browser window is moved.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-12-07
Statusdraft

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

Technical specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/interact/scripts.html#adef-onclick.

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to pass because when a user activates the link, the viewport changes.

Expert Guidance

Check whether there is any change of context when the link is activated.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.1_l1_010 (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 8, column 90) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of viewport when the link is activated.

Technical Comment

The JavaScript in the onclick attribute causes the browser to change the viewport.

This test case maps to technique G107: Using "activate" rather than "focus" as a trigger for changes of context.