Re: Check box or toggle switch?

Subject: Re: Check box or toggle switch?
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:25:40 -0800

What you have shown is a toggle switch and not a toggle button.

Here is what Android calls toggle buttons and toggle switches.
https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/controls/togglebutton.html

Microsoft guidelines are here.
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/controls-and-patterns/toggles

You should nomenclature that fits with your environment. If your users use Apple products, then use Apple terms. Use Microsoft terms for a Microsoft environment and Android for Android.


On 12/1/2016 7:35 AM, Nina Rogers wrote:

So my question here is, what term should be used to replace "check box
option"? Would it be "toggle switch option"? "Toggle key option"? Or maybe
something that doesn't refer to the image but instead the type of
answer--"multiple-answer option," or something like that. Suggestions?
(Other than asking Dev to change the toggle keys back to check boxes!)

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