Re: FAQ # 5

From: Charles W. Cleveland <cwc_at_cwchome_dot_com>
Date: Wed Dec 10 2003 - 20:49:24 CST

Whatever you decide on to indicate a voter's selections,
be sure that it works for color-blind voters. There are more of them
than you might think.

Charles Cleveland

At 08:18 AM 12/10/2003 -0800, you wrote:

>On Friday 05 December 2003 11:57 am, Alan Dechert wrote:
> >
> > The display for a contest will change dramatically when
> > selections are made leaving no doubt about who was selected
> > and who was not selected. The mock up implies all radio
> > buttons. Actually, I want to have boxes that will contain a
> > large red X when selected.
> > The radio buttons for the County Commissioner race should
> > remain as radio buttons. In this case the radio buttons would
> > not be individually selectable but would indicate the position
> > of the order of selection.
>This is fine for the demo. For production, the candidate name or
>other selection can be highlighted with bold type, change in
>type color or background color, flashing lights, waving flags,
>dancing, well, anyway, whatever is deemed suitable.
>Colored or othewise highlighted text on the screen can change
>from "Please make your selection" to "N of M selected--Please
>continue" to "Selection complete--Please check your selections"
>or whatever.
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