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Request for a bit of guidance

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 10:09:31 -0400
Message-ID: <02e101c0e912$25a4e2e0$e924f79f@STATE.CT.US>
To: "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
I am working on the State of Connecticut Board of Education Services for the
Blind web site. I have created a form to solicit input from visitors about
the types of services they would like to see provided on the web site. The
form in question is at: http://vvv.besb.state.ct.us/help/form.htm  I am
struggling with a couple of issues concerning the phone number field(s) and
was hoping somebody could help me.
I have the field broken out into three fields, area code, prefix and number
and have each one labeled using the label tag. When I bring the form up in
JAWS, in Forms mode, the label tag does not get read out loud. What is it
being used for, if not to identify the field?
I have added JavaScript to the phone number fields that moves the cursor to
the next field when the first field has reached its max length.  Is that
appropriate for a form like this?
Please feel free to fill out the form and submit it for testing purposes, it
is still in development mode only.
Thank you,

Kathleen Anderson, Webmaster
Office of the State Comptroller
Hartford, Connecticut   06106
voice: 860.702.3355 fax: 860.702.3634
e-mail: kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us
URL: http://www.osc.state.ct.us/
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