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Re: Label vs ALT tag on form elements


From: Keith Parks
Date: Mar 21, 2007 11:20AM

On Mar 21, 2007, at 9:32 AM, Robert Yonaitis wrote:

> For section 508 N Labels are required if It is anything except for
> - Text / form element with nothing in between the preceding text
> and element
> example
> Name [ field ] [submit]
> According to the access board you do not need an alternative!
> amazing I know but anything besides this does require the label
> for form handling.

Does the above apply only to a form with a *single* input, or would
it also be acceptable if the pattern followed over multiple inputs,

name [field]
street address [field]
city [field]
state [field]
telephone [field]

Keith Parks
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Student Affairs Communications Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7444

(619) 594-1046


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