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I have radio button selection in mobile app where on selection of it, the dropdown box gets activated. My question is that, is it best practice to place radio button and dropdown in stack manner (pic 1) or horizontal manner(pic 2). If either of them once followed should we have to maintain the same pattern throughout the app or depends on the context? pic 1

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  • Can you explain the larger context here? It's hard to understand the need to select a radio button to activate a drop down. – DA01 Aug 17 '15 at 6:42
  • yes...its date selector for ex: current day being the 1st option then followed by last 2 days, last 1 week, current month transactions picker from drop down. only when the user checks the radio button, the drop down activates for the user to pick option. – Sunil kv Aug 17 '15 at 7:21
  • Why do they have to first select the radio button? – DA01 Aug 17 '15 at 7:48
  • because we have 1 more set of radio button below that. On check of each radio button, set of operation will be activated for user to perform. – Sunil kv Aug 17 '15 at 10:49
  • Why have the radio buttons at all? – Midas Aug 17 '15 at 13:11

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