Test Case sc3.2.1_l1_015: Change of focus when a button is activated [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of focus when a button is activated [new]
DescriptionDocument containing an input field, a button and a link; when the button is activated, the focus is automatically moved to the link.
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: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

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

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to pass because when a user activates the button, focus is automatically moved to the link.

Expert Guidance

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

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.1_l1_015 (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 112) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus when the button is activated.

Technical Comment

The JavaScript in the onsubmit attribute causes the browser to set the focus to another element.

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