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RE: Web Forms: Usability and Accessibility Question.

From: <Kurt_Mattes@bankone.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 08:34:16 -0500
Message-ID: <B239BEDED044074C8E2CCC3A9162F2A90521CE5F@swilnts804.wil.fusa.com>
To: <jon@hackcraft.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Not sure about JAWS, but I have been unable to get Window-Eyes to read the title attribute value inside a <span> tag.


Kurt Mattes 
Application Development Analyst-Lead Developer 
(302) 282-1414 
Kurt_Mattes@bankone.com 


-----Original Message-----
From: Jon Hanna [mailto:jon@hackcraft.net]
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 8:27 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Web Forms: Usability and Accessibility Question.



>   May I suggest writing, in the label, that this field is in fact
>   mandatory ? A single character de facto method does not carry enough
>   information. I'd recommend
> 
>    <label for="id">First name (mandatory information)</label>
>     <input type="text" ...

I wonder how well <label of="id">First name <span title="mandatory
information">*</span></label> would work.

-- 
Jon Hanna
<http://www.hackcraft.net/>
*Thought provoking quote goes here*



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