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Re: PDF 5

From: Mary Utt <maryutt@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 11:55:15 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTimSq9RJAR7heKMbLEFAW2ub6HyJrQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marc Johlic <johlic@us.ibm.com>
Cc: List WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Thanks, Marc.

I'm looking into the forms issues. I've forwarded the XML coding issues to
Michael.

Mary

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Marc Johlic <johlic@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Review of PDF 5
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20-TECHS/pdf.html#PDF5
>
>
> PDF Technology Notes - broken link (
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20-TECHS/PDF#pdf_notes)
>
> *Description:*
> "Required fields are implemented using the /Ff entry in the form field's
> dictionary " - */Ff *has <code> attribute / font assigned to it in the
> wiki
>
> "Labels for required form controls " - title just above last paragraph in
> Description does not appear to have proper Heading attribute.
>
> Under that title, the paragraph mentions using a red asterisk, but the
> asterisk in the example "e.g., "* = required field". is not red as it is
> in the wiki.
>
> *Examples*:
>
> "See the list of other software tools in *PDF Technology Notes,
> Applications that Produce Accessible PDF*<http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20-TECHS/PDF#pdf_notes_acc-sup_files_applications>."
> - Link is broken for all examples.
>
> Example 1 - working example - I get an error stating that I won't be able
> to save the form after clicking submit - prior to seeing the required field
> missing error.
>
>
> Example 2 - working example: Based on step 3 and the example image, I was
> expecting an error similar to: "You must enter your name". Instead the error
> shown is: "At least one required field was empty. Please fill in the
> required fields (highlighted) before continuing."
>
> Example 3: Adding a required text field in a PDF form using the /Tx field
> type and Ff flag - "/Tx" and "Ff" are in a <code> attribute type font on the
> wiki - not sure if that can be done in a header on Editor's draft.
>
> The same comment goes for the "Ff" font style in the paragraph below the
> Example 3 heading.
>
>
> *Related Techniques*
>
> *Providing interactive form controls in PDF documents*<http://trace.wisc.edu/wcag_wiki/index.php?title=Providing_interactive_form_controls_in_PDF_documents>
>
> *Indicating when user input falls outside the required format or values in
> PDF forms*<http://trace.wisc.edu/wcag_wiki/index.php?title=Indicating_when_user_input_falls_outside_the_required_format_or_values_in_PDF_forms>
>
> These two are still linking to entries in the wiki as opposed to the
> Editor's Draft (Not sure if they have Editor's Draft pages yet)
>
>
>     *Marc Johlic*
>    Accessibility Consultant
>    Human Ability & Accessibility Center, IBM Research
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