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Re: Order of items on form

From: Andy Laws <adlaws@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:32:07 +0000
Message-ID: <6ab7f2a50911190432y2c821d2exa602b73283f5708e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Menezes Miller, Victoria" <victoria.menezes@wipo.int>
Cc: WAI Interest Group list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi
My first opinion is that the page has black text on white background with no
mechanism for changing it to a pastel background color, which means people
with dyslexia find the words move around the page causing visual instability

Regards

Andrew

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Menezes Miller, Victoria <
victoria.menezes@wipo.int> wrote:

> Hi,
> We have tried to implement an accessible online registration form for an
> accessibility workshop we are holding within the UN system in Geneva.  I'd
> appreciate your comments and feedback.  (The fact that it would be advisable
> to actually state that it is a form in the title was useful for me.)
> http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2010/wipo_itu_wai/registration.html
>
> Thanks,
>
> Vicki Menezes Miller
> World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Régine Lambrecht
> Sent: jeudi, 19. novembre 2009 12:04
> To: Andy Laws; WAI Interest Group list
> Subject: RE: Order of items on form
>
> I would say inside: if you say what a form serves for, user should first
> know that there is a form around. If they didn't here 'form' in their screen
> reader first, they won't know.
>
>
> Régine Lambrecht
> Tipik SA
> Brussels
> ________________________________________
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of
> Andy Laws [adlaws@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 11:42 AM
> To: WAI Interest Group list
> Subject: Order of items on form
>
> Dear All
>
> Help with fieldsets
>
> which is the prefered method for marking up form elemets
>
> ie
>
> <fieldset>
>   <legend>Test<l/egend>
>    <p>Descriptive text of the form purpose</p>
>    <lablel for="testitem">Test Form Item<lable>
>    <input type="test" id="testitem" />
> </fieldset>
>
>
> Or
>  <p>Descriptive text of the form purpose</p>
> <fieldset>
>   <legend>Test<l/egend>
>    <lablel for="testitem">Test Form Item<lable>
>    <input type="test" id="testitem" />
> </fieldset>
>
>
>
> ie have the <p> tag to describe the form fuction to the user either inside
> or outside  the fieldset
>
> Regards
>
> Andrew
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