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While I agree that default for numeric should be right-aligned, I think there are some rare cases where left-alignment makes more sense. One example would be Bank Routing Numbers. The following thoughts together made may think they should be left-aligned: They are always 9 digits in length so there is no issue with trying to line up tens, ones columns. ...


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I previously worked for a company sent out roughly 1 million subscriber emails an hour to people subscribed to bulletins, should those users choose to respond to those emails they would click a link to go to our web site where they would continue on their journey. After much research, as every response was effectively money in the bank we came to one simple ...


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It's common for developers to use past tense for implying dates (created, printed, deleted, etc.) because it's semantically correct and short. But there's no need to shorten the form labels as long as the form layout allows it. That's why I would recommend to prepend the "date" suffix. But in the end, this question might not be relevant anymore if you ...


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The task of a label is to unambiguously identify the meaning of the value associated. The task of a label is not to be consistently worded with all other labels on the screens (and this probably reveals my preference :-). But apart from anyone's preferences (be it UXD, QA, or DEV), the ultimate benchmark is the user. Ask 10 potential users of the software ...



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