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Re: ACTION-11: Suggest a note for 2.4.6 with examples of headings and labels for software

From: Peter Korn <peter.korn@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:02:42 -0700
Message-ID: <4FE4C152.5050703@oracle.com>
To: "public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org" <public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org>
Action completed.  Please see Proposal #1b at 

The proposed note is:

          Note that in software UIs, labels include those static text
          components that label associated editable text fields (e.g.
          the static text component "Name:" to the left of an empty edit
          text field waiting for user input), and headings include those
          static text components connected to a group of related radio
          buttons or other groups of related user interface components
          (e.g. the static text component "Choose a color:" above the
          radio buttons "Red", "Green", and "Blue).  Platform
          accessibility services commonly provide a way to link labels
          to the user interface component(s) they are labeling, and to
          link headings to the group(s) of user interface components
          they are headings for.


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