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74. Tests for accessible error messages

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Hi Kent!

My name is Jan. I'd like to ask you: How do you write tests for accessible error messages with testing library?

By accessible error messages, I mean, suppose you have a form with an input. You have a p tag which renders the error, if there is an error. And that p tag has an id.

And now you pass this p tags id to the input as a value for the aria-describedby property.

So far, I'm using byText to check for the existence of that error in my tests, but I was wondering whether there is a better query for that?

Thank you!

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