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Re: How to associate form elements with table cells?

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From: Thomas Jedenfelt
Date: May 28, 2005 11:57AM


I think I have improved the technique for my thread 'How to associate form elements with table cells? '.
(http://www.webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread.php?thread=2318)

Are there any drawbacks using the technique below?

I have removed the checkbox form control (choosing Book).

Old technique:

<td scope="row"><label><input type="checkbox"> Book A</label></td>
<td><input type="text" size="4" title="Quantity required, cost $2"></td>
<td>2,00</td>

New technique:

<td scope="row">Book A</td>
<td><input type="text" size="4" title="Enter quantity for Book A, cost $2."></td>
<td>2,00</td>

The benefit would be that the user need only to make _one_ entry (the quantity for each Book), and does not need to check the checkbox that referres to the book.

Regards,
Thomas Jedenfelt

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