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3-28-2012 @ 9:43AM
The biggest problem with dropdowns is that they hide choices available to the user, and by extension, the context around that choice. Even if the drop down list is accurately labeled, the user is required to understand what decision they are making without being able to clearly see the choices presented to them. (not to mention click to expand, scroll through a list of things, click the wrong one, curse, goto step 1)With the screen resolutions we have today, there is usually more than enough space to make some, if not most or all of the available options visible immediately./end lectureTL;DR: there are better, friendlier ways of presenting choices to your users.
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