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Re: iOS app login placeholder text

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From: lists@srinivasu.org
Date: Dec 13, 2015 6:19AM


For passwords, a key icon can be shown.

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Srinivasu Chakravarthula | @csrinivasu
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> On 13-Dec-2015, at 18:27, Chaals McCathie Nevile < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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>> On Sat, 12 Dec 2015 02:04:13 +0300, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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>> One solution is to add an icon in front of the input fields such as user icon and a password icon. Labels do not have to be textual as far as I know.
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> Indeed labels do not have to be textual, and in some cases it is helpful if they are not - color pickers might an example.
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> Except that any icon needs to make sense, and I am not sure how you communicate a sense of "password" without adding some text hint.
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> cheers
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>> Jonathan
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>>> On Dec 11, 2015, at 2:26 PM, Joseph Sherman < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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>>> We are developing an iOS app to grab info from our course system. The login page is standard username and password, just two blank fields. Currently they are using only placeholder text in both fields, which is obviously problematic for all users. I hate placeholder text, but can't get them to change as of yet. Is lack of visual labels acceptable for standard login forms?
>>>
>>> Is there a way to add hidden labels for VoiceOver in iOS apps? Is there a good solution for other users other than real labels?
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>>> Joseph
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