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Re: How to indicate "disabled" link?


From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Sep 6, 2005 11:20PM

> What is the best way to indicate that an HTML link is "disabled" for 508
> users?
> I am building a Web application. There are 3-4 links in a toolbar (not
> graphics, text links). In most circumstances, all the links are active, but
> under certain circumstances, one link is not active. I don't want to remove
> the link when it is not active. That's not good interface design. I need to
> indicate that it's disabled.

Didn't Patrick answer that some days ago? A disabled link is not a
link, simply remove the link element and maybe grey out the text
instead. There is no disabled attribute for links as there is for
buttons and text fields.

Chris Heilmann
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