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Re: Accessible Forms--Tabbing Question

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From: Jukka K. Korpela
Date: Mar 17, 2003 12:49PM


On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Martha Fay Burtis wrote:

> Most of the questions have a fairly short list of answer choices. But there
> is one with 14 choices and another with 18. Anyone know how I could make
> this better?

Depending on the question and the answers, it might be feasible to use
free text input (input type="text") instead of explicit choices. If the
answers are short, it's often easier to type the answer than to select
from a list. The drawback is that the user might mistype the data and get
confused with the feedback he gets.

--
Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/


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