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Elizabeth Allen
Placing labels above items means if someone with low vision zooms in, they don't lose context
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Derek Featherstone Nov 5
Replying to @svinkle @elizallen_
Who was presenting that?
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Elizabeth Allen Nov 5
it was !
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Derek Featherstone Nov 5
Thanks! :)
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Craig Francis Nov 5
Replying to @elizallen_ @ksylor
agreed, and sometimes a right aligned label can work as well. Left aligned, with a big gap, is nearly always bad :-)
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Adam Nov 5
Replying to @elizallen_ @ksylor
I never realized how a detail like that mattered until I made a friend who was almost blind. It can change everything
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Dan Craddock Nov 5
There's a great guide to form label placement by that mentions this
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Vladimir Kalinay Nov 5
Replying to @elizallen_ @whitneyq
Can anybody even think of the option on the right? :))
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Whitney Quesenbery Nov 5
Agree with first 3, but putting labels inside the field is an a11y nightmare.
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Dan Craddock Nov 5
- and I are in stern agreement with you on that👍
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Elizabeth Allen Nov 5
yup, covered that as well in her excellent talk!
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Whitney Quesenbery Nov 6
So right! You don't get it until you watch someone lose the label and flounder.
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ginsterbusch Nov 12
Replying to @elizallen_
shoulda been obvious. right-aligned stuff is userunfriendly, no matter what.
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