Forms, labels,hidden input

Drew, Bill drewwe at MORRISVILLE.EDU
Thu Jul 29 11:18:25 EDT 2004

I am trying to validate our web opac against 508 Standards, Section 1194.22
using  the tools in FireFox such as "Cynthia Says" validator.  My problem is
that our web opac search form uses several input statements that are actual
of the type=hidden.  Here is a scrap of code:

<form method="get" name="form1"
<span class="search" style="padding-left:1em">
 <b> Basic Search  (Entire Library)</b></span></td><td>
<input type="hidden" name="func" value="find-b"/>

The validator tells me I need to use Labels for all input elements in my
forms.  How would I create labels for things that are hidden?  Is there
another way around this? 

Wilfred (Bill) Drew
Associate Librarian, Systems and Reference
Morrisville State College Library
E-mail: mailto:drewwe at
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