Test Case sc3.3.5_l3_014: Textarea field with JavaScript alert window

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTextarea field with JavaScript alert window
DescriptionDocument containing two text input fields and a multi-line text field (textarea). Context-sensitive help for the textarea is provided with a JavaScript alert window, activated by a form button.
CreatorBenToWeb (Reinhard.Ruemer@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-09-14
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: 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 JavaScript alert window.

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_014 (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 16, 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 99) 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 117) 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 14, 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 31, column 102) 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 120) 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_014.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 14, column 5) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 102) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

The test case passes (line 31, column 120) 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.