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UAAG 1.0 Requirement

Checkpoint 5.5 Confirm form submission (Priority 2 )
Provision 1 : Allow configuration to prompt the user to confirm (or cancel) any form submission.

Test 1 :


  1. Configure the user agent to prompt the user to confirm (or cancel) any form submission.
  2. Change the option value of the select field in the test form.

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Test form 1:

Expected results

  1. The user agent should prompt the user to confirm or cancel the form submission before submitting the test form in response to the onchange event.

Source code

  <p>Test form 1:</p>
  <form action="../action/return.html" method="get" id="testForm" name="testForm" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded">
    <select id="select1" onchange="submitForm()" name="select1">
      <option value="0" selected="selected">Choose an option</option>
      <option value="1">Option 1</option>
      <option value="2">Option 2</option>
      <option value="3">Option 3</option>

Test Script Code

function submitForm() { document.testForm.submit(); }


  1. HTML 4.01 specification for ONCHANGE

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: 2004/03/09 18:53:29 $ by $Author: jongund $