Test Case sc3.3.5_l3_012: Textarea field with help link and help bubble

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTextarea field with help link and help bubble
DescriptionDocument containing two text input fields and a multi-line text field (textarea). A link before the textarea leads to a help page with descriptive information about the textarea field. Further context-sensitive help is given through a CSS help bubble.
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: textarea (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Form TEXTAREA element .

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

Technical specification: Form SCRIPT 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 context-sensitive help is provided with a help link and a help bubble.

Expert Guidance

Your browser must support JavaScript for the test files to work as intended.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

TCDL Data

sc3.3.5_l3_012 (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 6, column 6) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 7, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 10, column 2) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 34, column 5) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 33, column 54) 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 text area about former activities.

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 6, column 6) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 7, column 6) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 10, column 5) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 32, column 8) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 184) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 232) 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 text area about former activities.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.5.4_l3_012.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 6, column 6) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 7, column 6) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 10, column 5) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 32, column 8) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 184) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 232) 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 text area about former activities.