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Re: another forms question

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 18:54:57 -0400 (EDT)
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: mpodd@iqnetcom.com
Message-ID: <Pine.BSO.4.40.0205161847440.31464-100000@ns1.gould-thorpe.com>
> I've put a label tag around the price and the id for it in the input tag of
> the appropriate radio button.

id="" values must begin with a letter. Yours are all numbers, like
id="19.59". Given how many HTML elements and attributes Jaws fails
to support, I would be very surprised if this minor legalistic
transgression were the cause, but it is something. The page does not
quite validate.

These are not entirely conclusive suggestions, I admit.


> Some JAWS users report not being able to access the date in forms mode and
> others report not being able to tell which radio button goes with which
> price. They seem to think that the radio button is on a different line than
> the price when they are in the same row.

From everything I've read, Jaws is majorly imperfect in interpreting
forms. It is possible that you are doing everything right and it is
still screwing things up.


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