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Pattern Group K. Making Navigation Easy > Separate Links That Word-Wrap

Separate Links That Word-Wrap

Because of the way HTML works, sometimes your link names will word-wrap, making a single link look like multiple links (see Figure K9.2). Use the layout of the Web page to give hints about the number of links you have. CNET News.com avoids the problem of word wrapping well (see Figure K9.1). Headlines are in larger fonts and thus are visually separated from the text below. Figure K9.3 demonstrates how you can use bulleted lists and dividing bars to separate links.

Figure K9.2. How many links does this list contain? If you guessed six, you're correct, but why use a design that makes your customers guess?



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