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RE: Label Tags Question

From: Jim Thatcher <jim@jimthatcher.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 12:20:47 -0600
To: Lubow Scott <lubow_scott@bah.com>, w3c <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, Trace List <sec508@trace.wisc.edu>
Message-id: <NDBBKJDAKKEJDCICIODLKEPNDKAA.jim@jimthatcher.com>
That is one of the problems with the LABEL tag. IE is tabbing to the
checkbox, but it is placing the focus rectangle on the text you have
indicated is the label. I recommend using the title attribute on the input
element instead of the label; this problem is just one of the problems with
the label tag. Current versions of JFW, Window-Eyes and HPR all support the
title on an input element.

Jim
jim@jimthatcher.com
Accessibility Consulting
http://jimthatcher.com
512-306-0931

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Lubow Scott
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:46 AM
To: w3c; Trace List
Subject: Label Tags Question


Sorry for the cross posting.  I have noticed that in I.E. 5.5, you can
not tab to radio buttons and check boxes that have the LABEL tags around
them.  Has anyone else noticed this and is there a way around it besides
getting rid of the LABEL tags.
Thanks in advance
Scott
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2001 13:23:36 GMT

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