From: Alan Horkan (horkana_at_maths.tcd.ie)
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 11:28:24 EST
On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 06:37:01 -0800 (PST)
> From: Dom Lachowicz <domlachowicz_at_yahoo.com>
> To: AbiWord <abiword-dev_at_abisource.com>
> Subject: Re: commit: Folding text within lists.
> > They are mutally exclusive. I just do the mutually
> > exclusiveness by hand.
> Radio buttons and option menus are meant for mutually
> exclusive choices. Radio buttons are frowned upon once
> you exceed some threshold # of choices (generally,
> "3"). At which point, most style guidelines recommend
> using option menus.
> Since we have 5 options, I think that the choice here
> is clear.
Depends on how important the options are because you migth want to leave
them as radio items if you have plenty of room and you want to make the
choices clearer and more easily discoverable.
Usability guidelines are always flexible.
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