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Motif and CDE 2.1 Style Guide Reference
Group Heading (Label Type)
A group heading is a textual label that identifies a group of related
Figure 31. Group Heading.
When to Use
RecommendedProvide a group heading for each tab group that consists of multiple
RecommendedUse a group heading to visually distinguish and name a group of related
RecommendedPlace a group heading above each group of fields.
RecommendedVisually indicate which items are associated with the heading. If the
operating environment supports different weights of type, use bolder type for
the group heading, and align the fields under the heading. Otherwise, indent
the fields in each group under their associated group heading or use a group
RecommendedLeft-align group headings vertically with the left edge of other group
headings. For information on bidirectional and vertical language support, see
RecommendedIf a group heading appears in a window that can be scrolled horizontally,
scroll the heading with the group it identifies.
RecommendedIf a group heading appears in a window that can be scrolled vertically,
scroll the heading with the group it identifies. If this is not the desired
behavior, consider using a column heading instead.
Supplemental Related Topics
For more information, see Chapter
11 and the Control and Label reference pages.
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