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Re: [!! SPAM] urgent sample of good code


From: John Hicks
Date: Feb 4, 2013 7:13AM


Although the table sounds like it is being misused, the solution to the
problem you mention lies more in using fieldsets and labels correctly.
A fieldset for each question and proper labels (for/id) for each of the
5 radio buttons in each question.

Presentation tables in themselves are not non-compliant. (Although they
are cumbersome).

I even gather that "tables for layout" are back "in" .... whatever that

But the accessibility problème you are asking about revolves around form
labels and fieldsets (I believe).


Le 01/02/2013 02:47, Lucy Greco a écrit :
> Hello:
> Does anyone have a sample of a survey using a table lay out for a
> ranking set of questions. I need to provide a contractor a sample of what
> I am looking for and they wanted it in a hurry.
> The idea is the user is given ten ideas they need to agree or disagree
> with in a scale of one to 5 and they are using radio buttons for the
> scale. They have laid this out in a table and have not even tried to lay
> it out with roe or columns headers. I think a better way to do it is treat
> each idea as a separate question but I lost that fight. If anyone has the
> sample code I could give them I would really appreciate it. The thing that
> kills me is the front page of the survey said it was w3c compliant well I
> have to say if my screen reader set to out of box default settings could
> not tell what I was agreeing to or that I was even agreeing or disagreeing
> it isn't Lucy
> > > >

John Hicks ( <EMAIL REMOVED> )
Ingénieur Consultant en Accessibilité
Docteur en Sciences Cognitives

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