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18. Making Choices with Radio Buttons, Check Boxes, Date Pickers, and Sliders

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

Rather than let the user choose a specific command through a button, user interfaces often give choices to pick from. Such choices let the user pick one or more options, such as customizing the way a program works. When a user interface needs to offer multiple choices, the two most common ways to offer options are through radio buttons and check boxes.

Radio buttons get their name from car radios that let you press a button to switch to a different radio station. Since you can only listen to one radio station at a time, radio ...

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