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Check boxes are a widget to enable one or a group or options.
Check boxes are a widget to offer the user a choice between a two-state option.
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* Use checkboxes for non-exclusive options.
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* Use checkboxes for non-exclusive options.  Exclusive options should use a set of radiobutton options.
* The label of the checkbox should indicate the "on" state, e.g. "Hide Statusbar", "Activate Tracking".
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* Checking a checkbox should always "enable" an option or change the state of an option to "on".

Revision as of 16:47, 1 August 2008

Check boxes are a widget to enable one or a group or options.

  • Use checkboxes for non-exclusive options. Exclusive options should use a set of radiobutton options.
  • Checking a checkbox should always "enable" an option or change the state of an option to "on".

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