- Checkboxes use the same
:activestyles as the primary Button when checked.
- Reflects the affirmative (“yes” or “true”) of its label when checked.
- Choices made via checkbox should always be submitted or saved using a Button.
- A checkbox’s label is included in the clickable target area.
- The default view of a set of checkboxes is having no option selected.
- Checkbox labels may be capitalized in 2 ways, depending on their length and placement on the UI:
- Use title case for short labels (fewer than 3 words) that are to the left or above a checkbox.
- Use sentence case for longer labels (more than 3 words) that are placed to the right of a checkbox, especially if the label reads like a phrase.
- Use full sentences with punctuation.
- If user is consenting to something, start the sentence with “I,” and also run the phrasing you choose by compliance.
- Use full sentences with punctuation for the checkbox group label.
- Try to keep checkbox labels brief and start them with verbs.
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