Test Case sc3.3.4_l2_204: Label for group of checkboxes [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLabel for group of checkboxes [new]
DescriptionDocument containing a form with a group of checkboxes. The group of checkboxes is labelled by a fieldset element with a legend.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-11-27
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: fieldset (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The fieldset element .

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

Technical specification: The legend element .

Test Data

Purpose

The document is intended to pass, because the group of checkboxes is labelled by a fieldset element with a legend.

Expert Guidance

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.4_l2_204 (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 11) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-cues.

The test case passes (line 17, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-cues.

Functional Outcome

The user gets a label for the group of checkboxes.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H71: Providing a description for groups of form controls using fieldset and legend elements.