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(wrong string) ‚€œaria-labelledby‚€ on already labeled input elements?

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:03:14 +0100
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To: Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi Ian,
there is no need as you have said, the programmatic association is provided
via the label for/id

aria-labelledby can be useful when you have mutiple sources for a label:

example: http://www.html5accessibility.com/tests/mulitple-labels.html


On 22 June 2012 12:52, Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have seen many ARIA tutorial websites use codes such as the following
> one:
>> <label for="name" id="label-name">Your Name</label>
>> <input  id="name" aria-labelledby="label-name" type="text">
> Since the input element has already been labeled by the label element
> which is using for attribute, I'm wondering what the purpose of using
> aria-labelledby attribute is in the above case.
> I'm pretty new to ARIA, so am hoping that someone could clear up my
> confusion. Thanks in advance.
> Kind Regards,
> Ian Yang

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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