Test Case sc2.5.1_l1_019: Mandatory checkbox with error correction

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleMandatory checkbox with error correction
DescriptionDocument containing two checkbox input fields with mandatory selection. If the user submits and no checkbox is selected, the error is identified and presented to the user in text (Javascript).
CreatorBenToWeb (Daniela.Ortner@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
Statusaccepted QA

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

Technical specification: The INPUT element .

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

Technical specification: The LABEL element .

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

Technical specification: Grouping elements: the DIV and SPAN elements .

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

Technical specification: Form element - onclick event .

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Standard ECMA-262 : ECMAScript Language Specification, 3rd edition (December 1999)

Test Data

Purpose

The document is intended to pass, because the input error is specified and presented to the user in text.

Expert Guidance

For the design of accessible forms it is particularly important to verify appropriateness with assistive technologies like screen readers and ensure proper navigation for users who can access the form by keyboard only. Therefore the expert user is advised to evaluate the form also in this respect. Beyond this it should be mentioned that in order to ensure accessibility of a form presented on a website, it might be necessary to validate the design by the target user group.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.5.1_l1_019 (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 24, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 26, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 25, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 28, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 27, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 30, column 62) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-identified.

Functional Outcome

After submission, the error is specified and presented to the user.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 24, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 26, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 25, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 28, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 27, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

The test case passes (line 30, column 62) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-identified.

Functional Outcome

After submission, the error is specified and presented to the user.