Test Case sc3.3.5_l3_009: Text input field with help link

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText input field with help link
DescriptionDocument containing three text input fields. A link after the last text input field leads to a help page with descriptive information about the text input field. The new page is opened calling a JavaScript function.
CreatorBenToWeb (Reinhard.Ruemer@…)
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: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The A element .

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

Technical specification: Form input element .

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 case is intended to pass because the help link provides context-sensitive help for the text input field.

Expert Guidance

JavaScript must be enabled for the test files to work as intended.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.5_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 passes (line 14, column 70) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 14, column 160) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 14, column 208) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get help for the input field ‘Desired position’.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G71: Providing a help link on every Web page

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 13, column 72) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 162) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 210) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get help for the input field ‘Desired position’.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.5.4_l3_009.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 13, column 72) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 162) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 13, column 210) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get help for the input field ‘Desired position’.