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Re: Form and label element association

From: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 14:02:27 -0500
Message-ID: <017201c3bf50$27c1b140$a201a8c0@deque.local>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: "Chris Hofstader" <ChrisH@Freedomscientific.com>
While on this subject:
For making a form accessible to JAWS 5.0 users, an HTML tag that Freedom Scientific supports is  ContextHelp. Here is an example... it is not  a standard though.
<label for="pcp" >Name of PCP:</label>
<input type="text" id="pcp" tabindex="10" ContextHelp="Enter name of primary care physician" />
When JAWS encounters this it says "Press Insert+F1 for help" and one can hear the help text and then press Exc to excape... all this in forms data entry mode. Must say it works well for me.
Sailesh Panchang
Senior Accessibility Engineer 
Deque Systems,11180  Sunrise Valley Drive, 
4th Floor, Reston VA 20191
Tel: 703-225-0380 Extension 105 
E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
Fax: 703-225-0387
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Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2003 13:54:10 UTC

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