After a quick Google search, I found the following page: http://simplyaccessible.org/examples/required-form-fields The author suggests that people who use screen readers are perfectly happy to accept the asterisk (*) as an indicator that the field is required, the only consideration is ensuring that the asterisk is read before the input box is displayed to prevent confusion. Sounds reasonable. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Julian Rickards Sent: 14 February 2007 16:25 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] Indicating required form fields <snipped> Any thoughts? Jules * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! This email has been scanned for all viruses by the MessageLabs SkyScan service. This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential, and may be subject to legal privilege, and are intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error or think you may have done so, you may not peruse, use, disseminate, distribute or copy this message. Please notify the sender immediately and delete the original e-mail from your system.