Test Case sc3.2.1_l1_003: Change of focus when a link gets focus

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of focus when a link gets focus
DescriptionDocument containing three links; when the first gets focus, the focus is automatically moved to the third.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-25
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: a (namespace: undefined) .

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

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to fail because when a user tabs to the first link, focus automatically moves to another link.

Expert Guidance

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

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.1_l1_003 (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 8, column 109: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onfocus.

Technical Comment

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

This test case maps to failure F55: Failure of SC 2.1.1 and 3.2.1 due to using script to remove focus when focus is received

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 8, column 109: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onfocus.

Technical Comment

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

Online version: sc3.2.1_l1_003.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 8, column 109: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of focus onfocus.

Technical Comment

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