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Re: forms - checkbox labels and wrapping

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 12:00:56 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10001101158270.1008-100000@OEMCOMPUTER>
On Mon, 3 Jan 2000, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:

> There's a problem with forms, specifically checkboxes and radio
> buttons, where the text associated with the item wraps
> separately. I've tried &nbsp; between them, I've tried
> Netscape's <nobr> element, but there does not seem to be any way
> to bind them together. It's too bad we never had a label=
> attribute for <input>, as that would have prevented the problem
> (and would have allowed RTL direction for RTL languages to be
> automatic, layout-wise).

This is something that we hope to address in the work on the
next generation of forms, see http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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Received on Monday, 10 January 2000 07:01:01 GMT

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