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Re: Include default text?


From: Jukka K. Korpela
Date: Oct 23, 2004 1:44AM

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, steven.faulkner wrote:

> If want to include default place holders, you can use JavaScript to clear a
> field of its default text on focus.

A pointless "fix" to a problem that should not be created.

What about the users who get confused by sudden disappearance of text?
Being slow, the user did not quite notice, or understand, the text that
was there. Now it vanished and there is no obvious way to get it back to
see whether it was important.

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