Test Case sc3.3.5_l3_018: Text area (in form) with spelling correction

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText area (in form) with spelling correction
DescriptionApplication containing a textarea for entering and spell-checking a message.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-09-14
Statusaccepted for end user evaluation

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: The TEXTAREA element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because an accessible method for spell-checking is provided.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.5_l3_018 (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-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user can get spelling mistakes in the textarea corrected.

Technical Comment

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

(Spellchecking is mentioned in a "future technique": "Providing spell checking and suggestions for text input if applicable to the language (future link)".)

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes 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 spelling mistakes in the textarea corrected.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to (future) technique: Providing spell checking and suggestions for text input if applicable to the language.

Online version: sc2.5.4_l3_017.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

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

Functional Outcome

The user can get spelling mistakes in the textarea corrected.