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Column Data - Do you do alphanumeric down instead of across?

Created on 27 Nov 2012 | Last updated by Rebecca Liu on 11 Jun 2014 05:56 AM (almost 7 years ago)

The search direction of a list should be obvious. When it comes to a multicolumn list, you should always head down instead of across for legibility.

bad alphanum
Figure: Bad example - The list columns go across instead of down

good alphanum
Figure: Good example - The list is going down

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