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Re: HTML Label Tags

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From: Peter Krantz
Date: Jun 22, 2010 4:54AM


Ken,

If the form is fairly simple and you have followed the guidelines
here: http://www.webaim.org/techniques/forms/controls.php

...you can evaluate the form code with one of the many free code
checking tools available. Try:

http://wave.webaim.org/

...or e.g. the Firefox Accessibility Extension
(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5809/). These tools
will help you check if you have connected label elements to form
elements correctly.

Regards,

Peter Krantz



On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:44, Ken Weavers < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> Having added the tags, I wish to verify that my coding is correct, and that
> the "speech" occurs at the required times (but not if the Label Tag is
> missing) - otherwise the change might be useless. My colleagues and I are
> having some trouble testing this, not being used to JAWS or other such
> software. We have tried Supernova and ZoomText, but are having trouble
> setting them to the mode which will allow "speech" at the right time and in
> the right form.
>
> Can anyone please give me some help as to the best software to use, with the
> right version and settings, and what to do, just to perform this simple
> task? Once tested, I would not need to use the software again, unless
> further changes were needed, so a free sample edition of the software would
> be better.
>
> Once I have established that the code to produce the Label Tags works
> properly, I can release it to the rest of the university for general use.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Ken Weavers,
> Oxford Brookes University,
> England.
>