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New technique: Technique 10.2.1 [priority 2] Verify that label controls are properly positioned

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 15:27:27 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org, mcooper@cast.org
Michael wrote:
Checkpoint 10.2 - Until user agents support explicit associations between 
labels and form controls, for all form controls with implicitly associated 
labels, ensure that the label is properly positioned
New Technique: currently, ask

I created:
Technique 10.2.1 [priority 2] Verify that label controls are properly 
Refer also to checkpoint 12.4
  Discussion Status:
awaiting discussion
Triggered by the following elements:
Example Language:
A label for a text area, a text input control or group of controls (e.g., a 
group of checkboxes) must immediately precede its control (or group of 
controls) on the same line (if there is only one control or group) or be in 
the line preceding the control (or group of controls).
Repair Technique:
Allow the user to reposition labels associated with form controls.
Test Files and Discussion Files:
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
Received on Friday, 28 January 2000 15:25:33 UTC

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