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Re: Google removes underlines. What do you think?

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From: Shuttlesworth, Rachel
Date: Mar 13, 2014 6:18PM


When we launched Blackboard Learn at our university, the system theme we chose did not have links underlined. There were a tremendous number of complaints and a lot of confused users because of it, so we added them in via the theme CSS. I wonder if Google will face the same reaction. I personally prefer links underlined.

Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
Director, Emerging Technology
Center for Instructional Technology
University of Alabama

On Mar 13, 2014, at 6:12 PM, "Angela French" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Wondering what you all think? While it may not matter to screen readers it may matter to a lot of other folks.
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> http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/13/5503894/google-removes-underlined-links-site-redesign
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