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RE: Adding ARIA properties to form elements with class names

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:33:37 -0400
Message-ID: <ff4af8df0e3157b51310961c3117393d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Cc: public-pfwg-comments@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
ARIA selectors are being discussed in the PFWG.



*From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
*Sent:* Friday, April 25, 2014 9:27 AM
*To:* Joshue O Connor
*Cc:* public-pfwg-comments@w3.org; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
*Subject:* Re: Adding ARIA properties to form elements with class names

On 25 April 2014 14:18, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:

Can ARIA properties be added to input controls using class names, rather
than using IDs?

hi Josh assuming you mean can the class name be used as a ref, for example:

<span class="classa">label</span>

<a aria-labelledby="classa">text</a>

answer is no, only references to valid id values




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