Test Case sc3.2.5_l3_009: Change of user agent when a key is pressed in an input field (onkeypress)

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of user agent when a key is pressed in an input field (onkeypress)
DescriptionDocument containing a text input field; when the user types a character an MP3 file is loaded with an external player.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Intrinsic events: onkeypress .

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to fail because entering text into an input field is not a request for a new window.

Expert Guidance

The browser must be JavaScript-enabled.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.5_l3_009 (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 11, column 133: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

A new user agent is launched without the user requesting such an action.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to failure F22: Failure of SC 3.2.5 due to opening windows that are not requested by the user.

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 133: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

A new user agent is launched without the user requesting such an action.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to failure F60: Failure of SC 3.2.5 due to launching a new window when a user enters text into an input field (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#F60).

Online version: sc3.2.5_l3_009.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context.

Technical Comment

The user pressed a key, which initiated a change of user agent.