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Re: Current page - link or no link


From: Jukka K. Korpela
Date: Nov 30, 2005 9:00AM

On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Penny Roberts wrote:

> I've read arguments both ways so I'd be interested in your views on this: in
> a navigation list should the current page be a live link or not?

Where did you find arguments both ways?

If you have a navigation list, it exists for the purpose of letting the
user navigate to other pages. What would be the meaning of moving from one
page to the same page, except confusing the user?

The only "argument" in favor of that is that some authoring methods (and
tools) make it easier to create navigation lists that are the same across

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