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Re: Button research discussion

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:07:18 -0500
Message-ID: <53FDE616.7080405@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
CC: Wilco Fiers <w.fiers@accessibility.nl>
On 8/26/2014 5:00 PM, Anna Belle Leiserson wrote:
> Following up on Sharron's email to a different EO list (linked here:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/wai-eo-editors/2014Aug/att-0003/00-part),
> I've been wading through the same set of articles. It's all so murky.
> (BTW, this is in re. where to put next/previous buttons on the WCAG
> EM Report Tool http://w3c.github.io/wcag-em-report-tool/dist/#/).
>
> I agree with Sharron's logic.  And then using my gut and thinking
> about a few big, popular commercial sites, I take it one step
> further.... I wonder if the clearest thing might be having *only* a
> Next button -- and align it on the left?  (In other words, axe the
> Previous button.)
>
> If it's important to have easy access to previous step(s) on longer
> pages, right beneath the solo Next button the top progress bar could
> be replicated.

.oO good idea. What about having only the progress bar (not a Next button)? It might not be very pretty, but it seems *very much to support usability*. :-) Maybe even tweak the design down there to make the next step look even more clickable?

~Shawn
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 14:07:35 UTC

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