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Guidelines for Mailto Forms Guidelines for Mailto Forms

Alignment Examples for Mailto Forms

It is much easier for users to understand and fill out forms if the fields are aligned logically. This can be much more difficult than it sounds. Below are some suggestions for better organizing forms.

Example 1: Simple fields

Some simple forms can be organized so that all fields are aligned on the left. Also, if it seems logical to make the fields the same length, this can also make the form easier for the user.

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Example 2: Larger fields or labels

Forms with large fields or long labels make it difficult to align them as in the example above. It may be more clear to users if the label is aligned to the left above the field.

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