(EVALSYS-426) UI Improvement - improve 'vertical' display for large numbers of multiple choice options

Harriet Truscott harriet at caret.cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 28 15:51:21 UTC 2008


Hi Fluid People

How are you all this fine and rainy (at least in Cambridge) spring day?

Gonzalo and I have been musing on the iniquities of the multiple select box,
and the possibility of replacing it with a scrollable list of checkbox
items. See JIRA item here 

http://jira.sakaiproject.org/jira/browse/EVALSYS-426

And mock up here

http://burgoo.ummu.umich.edu:8080//direct/eval-template/3

Are there potential accessibility issues with this? We wouldn't go ahead
with it without some user testing to say that this is an ok and recognised
concept to our users, but there's no point in user testing if your alarm
bells are ringing about accessibility already!

Harriet 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gonzalo Silverio (JIRA) [mailto:bugs-admin at sakaiproject.org] 
> Sent: 28 March 2008 15:22
> To: harriet at caret.cam.ac.uk
> Subject: [Jira] Commented: (EVALSYS-426) UI Improvement - 
> improve 'vertical' display for large numbers of multiple 
> choice options
> 
> 
>     [ 
> http://jira.sakaiproject.org/jira/browse/EVALSYS-426?page=com.
> atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#a
> ction_62511 ] 
> 
> Gonzalo Silverio commented on EVALSYS-426:
> ------------------------------------------
> 
> The scrollable radio group is very easy to implement - see:
> 
> http://burgoo.ummu.umich.edu:8080//direct/eval-template/3
> 
> and we could add behaviours that control the height of the 
> list given the contents (less than 7, no scroll, height is 
> the combined height of the items, more than  7 a given height 
> and a scroll).
> 
> > UI Improvement - improve  'vertical' display for large numbers of 
> > multiple choice options
> > 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > -------------------
> >
> >                 Key: EVALSYS-426
> >                 URL: 
> http://jira.sakaiproject.org/jira/browse/EVALSYS-426
> >             Project: Contrib: Evaluation System
> >          Issue Type: Feature Request
> >          Components: User Interface
> >    Affects Versions: 1.2 Basic hierarchy
> >            Reporter: Harriet Truscott
> >            Assignee: Aaron Zeckoski
> >             Fix For: 1.4 Post hierarchy
> >
> >         Attachments: screenshot-1.jpg
> >
> >
> > When large amounts of options exist for the multiple choice, single 
> > answer questions, the vertical display is rather long (see 
> screenshot) I would suggest that if more than 7 options are 
> given, and 'vertical display' selected, that the tool should 
> automatically display it as a drop-down list.
> > Note that this should not be the case for multiple choice, 
> multiple answer questions, which should continue to display 
> as a long vertical line. 
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