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Choose appropriate controls
Meet users’ expectations about how controls work
Is it more natural to type rather than select?
Are the answers easily mistyped?
How many options are there?
Is the user allowed to select more than one option?
Are the options visually distinctive?
Does the user need to see the options to understand the question?
Describe your options clearly
Choose a sensible order for the options
Consider specialist controls—cautiously
Calendars help to show relative dates
Maps help to show geography
Summary: Choosing controls
It’s not enough for a user simply to have an answer in ...