Rule FORM-10
Use CSS to allow form control text size to change with the zoom setting of the browser.

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Check

The input, select, textarea and button elements should allow text size to change with the zoom setting of the browser.

Notes

  • The CSS font-size property can be used to set the font size to 100% Example: input, select, textarea, button { font-size: 100%; }

Markup

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Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 10.5 Ensure that text in form fields can be enlarged. Required Violation
Section 508 none none
WCAG 1.0 3.4 Use relative rather than absolute units in markup language attribute values and style sheet property values. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions: Labels or instructions are provided when content requires user input. Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

Testsuite Tests

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