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Re: can <p> be used in place of <legend>?


From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Jul 20, 2006 4:00AM

On 7/20/06, Patrick Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Alastair Campbell
> > Where a design has needed some kind of positioning, background, or
> > anything more than a basic legend, I've taken to using a heading
> > instead.
> I'm just wondering, though, what happens when a user is in forms mode (or equivalent)? Would they have to exit forms mode to even be aware of the headings, whereas legends would be announced? Sorry, been a while since I had a play with JAWS...

I really think it shouldn't matter. Fieldset and Legend go together,
If you break this logic because of some design issues then your design
is not right for the task. MSIE renders form elements without a FORM
tag surrounding them, is that valid to use then, too?