Element

object

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup2.1 Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.
  • Section 508
    Guideline GroupC - color also available without color
  • Stanca Act
    Guideline GroupRequirement 4: Color Specific
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup2.1 Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup2.1 Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup2.1 Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group1.4 Distinguishable: Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.4.1 Use of Color (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group1.4 Distinguishable: Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.4.1 Use of Color (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group1.4 Distinguishable: Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.4.1 Use of Colour (A)

Requirement

object must not use color alone.

Error

object may be using color alone.

Short Description

This error is generated for every applet element.

How To Determine

Question Does this object use color alone?
PASS object does not use color alone.
FAIL object uses color alone.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. View each object element in the content.
2. Discern if the object uses color alone.

Expected Result

1. It is expected that the object will not use color alone

Failed Result

1. Modify the object so it does not use color alone.

Examples

Pass Examples

object element not used
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #74 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

object element used.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #73 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<object/>
</body>
</html>

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