Test Case sc3.3.4_l2_201: Label without data format (date) for text input [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLabel without data format (date) for text input [new]
DescriptionDocument containing a form with a date field. The label associated with the input field does not show the format in which the date has to be entered.
CreatorBenToWeb (Reinhard.Ruemer@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-08-29
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: label (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The label element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail, because the label doesn't give a sample of the expected date format.

Expert Guidance

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.4_l2_201 (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 16, column 46: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-cues.

Functional Outcome

The user doesn't get information about the expected data input format.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G131: Providing descriptive labels.

This test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate text labels with form controls.