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UAAG 1.0 Requirement

Checkpoint 1.1 Full keyboard access (Priority 1 )
Provision 1 : Ensure that the user can operate, through keyboard input alone, any user agent functionality available through the user interface.

Test 1 :


  1. Using the standard keyboard or an assistive technology that emulates the keyboard, move focus to the TEXTAREA

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Expected results

  1. The keyboard or assistive technology that emulates the keyboard moves focus to the TEXTAREA

Source code

<form action="../action/return.html" method="post" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded">
  <label for="textarea1">Textarea 1:</label>
  <br clear="none"></br>
  <textarea id="textarea1" name="textarea1" rows="5" cols="40">Use the keyboard to activate the textarea.</textarea>


  1. HTML 4.01 specification for TEXTAREA

About this test suite

This test is part of a test suite for the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 1.0 . This work is conducted by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group , which is part of W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) . Please send comments on this test to w3c-wai-ua@w3.org ( public archive ).

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Last modified: $Date: 2003/04/02 23:46:27 $ by $Author: jongund $