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Re: Screen magnification and right aligned buttons & other content [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Gian Wild <findme@gianwild.com.au>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:35:45 +1000
Message-ID: <CAOTNkVm=CE826qU8kr0S6APkyioPbDKNjVwCxeyF+0Na1S2vTQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Arch, Andrew" <Andrew.Arch@finance.gov.au>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
We've done testing with magnifier users who have missed a map because it
was on the right-hand side of the page.

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Arch, Andrew <Andrew.Arch@finance.gov.au>
wrote:

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> Hello WAI-IG,
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> I’m seeking advice regarding button placement on multi-page forms.
> Convention these days often seem to place the next button on the right (and
> previous on the left).
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> I recall in the past when doing some testing with screen-magnifier users
> that they mentioned missing things that were on the right hand side of a
> screen, and in the lower right in particular. And also a preference for
> related functions to be grouped together.
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> Does anyone have any hard, or anecdotal, evidence regarding
> visibility/discover-ability of buttons and other content that is right
> aligned?
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> Thanks, Andrew
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Gian Wild
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