Please use <label for="xy"> in the Templates

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iGEL
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Please use <label for="xy"> in the Templates

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Hi!

HTML 4.0 has intereduced a rarly used feature, which I consider to be very useful. Only one professional pages like Google or Wikipedia I have seen it so far. It allows users to click on label for an input field instead of the input field, especially for checkboxes and radio buttons this is very useful.

Example:
<td><input type="checkbox" name="disable_bbcode" id="disable_bbcode" /></td>
<td class="gen"><label for="disable_bbcode">Disable BBCode</label></td>

Now the user can click on the Text "Disable BBCode" instead of aiming for the tiny checkbox. Try it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?tit ... rnto=PhpBB" target="_blank

I know, you will write something like "you can modify that very easily in your template", but that is only true for my board (where I will edit the template for sure! ;)), but I visit other phpBB boards, too. So do me the favor and implement that tiny feature for 3.0. :)

It will also help screen readers for visually impaired people. Thanks!

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I agree. For those that are visually impaired, this is not a "tiny feature", but a godsend. I for one hope the developers take the little time required to add this great feature.
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Re: Please use <label for="xy"> in the Templ

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I think its a good idea.

Im use to clicking on the label in Windows Apps, yet one most web pages.... i cant.
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Re: Please use <label for="xy"> in the Templ

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We have very very clearly stated a new style will appear for 3.0 ...
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psoTFX wrote: We have very very clearly stated a new style will appear for 3.0 ...
and there will be so many labels that you'll be able to rub yourself naked in them.
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Re: Please use <label for="xy"> in the Templ

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dhn wrote:
psoTFX wrote: We have very very clearly stated a new style will appear for 3.0 ...
and there will be so many labels that you'll be able to rub yourself naked in them.
Sweet. Oww, it chafes! No, serious, that'll really help the usability of the new style.
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