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I decided to check the experts (FedEx) and they eliminate the first three fields right out of the gate, but just for their rate quote. Their sign up form is more like the international form above, but with one required address filed and a second not required. Countries with a postal code especially US 9 digit codes shouldn't even need all those address ...


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In my experience in French, a language that makes common use of guillemets, you would have no confusion using « and » as previous and next page links respectively, and giving the arrows affordance (such as boxing them in the same way as the page numbers, as the examples Mark Nugent provides) would absolutely ensure it. Your biggest challenge, as others have ...


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A non-blind user will usually already be familiar with that symbolic usage of « and », and also pairs ‹/›, </>, <</>>. Color, size, padding and border can improve the recognizability – your sample image shows the latter two used successfully. Localized text at the open/tall side of the symbols helps even more. If they appeared inside a text ...


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Disclaimer: I am not a native speaker of a language which does use guillemets as a way to denote quotes. But I wanted to offer a view on how context can help identify if the content being referenced is a phrase or a case of pagination I believe there are two aspects to it I believe this is one of those cases where users can visualize whether a phrase ...


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Besides being a representation of a country and not the language, flags are culturally very sensitive. Consider what's going on in Middle East or how Portuguese and Brazilians feel about being identified as a unique entity.The best approach is to avoid alienating some of your users by opting for a convention that all your users will understand. In this ...


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The 'flags are not languages' thing gets repeated a lot and it certainly has a valid point. But it shouldn't be taken as an absolute law. Flags are not languages but users do associate a French flag with the French language (for example) and so will be drawn to flag pictures as a way to change the display language. In the case of something like setup for an ...



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