Test Case sc3.3.5_l3_002: Textarea field without context-sensitive help

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleTextarea field without context-sensitive help
DescriptionDocument containing one textarea field. No context-sensitive help is provided.
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: textarea (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Form TEXTAREA element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because no context-sensitive help is provided.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.3.5_l3_002 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 15, column 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user is given no 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 fails the following success criterion at line 14, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user is given no help for the text area about former activities.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.5.4_l3_002.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 14, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#minimize-error-context-help.

Functional Outcome

The user is given no help for the text area about former activities.