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Module 4: Checkpoint 30—Radio button and check box options

Conformance: Desirable

Requirements

Radio button and check box options should be presented vertically.

Benefits of conformance

  • Enhanced comprehension and comparison of options.

Risks of non-conformance

  • Increased cognitive load.

Implementation advice

More information

Radio buttons should be presented as a vertical list to reduce cognitive load on the user and to decrease the close proximity issues encountered with horizontal presentations.

Recommended implementation: Vertical presentation of options

Recommended implementation: Vertical presentation of options

Not recommended: Horizontal presentation of options

Not recommended: Horizontal presentation of options