Test Case sc3.3.4_l2_202: Title attribute label for pulldown menu in form [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTitle attribute label for pulldown menu in form [new]
DescriptionA document with a simple search form. The search form contains a text field (with a label) and a pulldown menu. The pulldown menu (created with a select element) has a title attribute that identifies it. (The title attribute is used instead of the label element because the pulldown menu is immediately adjacent to the text field.) All the user interface components are created with standard XHTML without scripting.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-11-27
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: select (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The select, optgroup, and option elements .

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

Technical specification: The title attribute .

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because the select element is labelled by a title attribute.

Expert Guidance

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.4_l2_202 (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 the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-cues.

Functional Outcome

Users of assistive technology can determine the title of the pulldown menu.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H65: Using the title attribute to identify form controls when the label element cannot be used.