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== Purpose ==
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A ''command link'' is an area containing icon and text that is used to initiate an action.
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It is primarily designed to streamline Wizard-like interfaces and to select from a set of mutually exclusive, related choices. Complementary to command buttons, command links are used for navigation to other places. Links behave similar to buttons but have always a clean, lightweight appearance without stimulative nature.
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== Example ==
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== Guidelines ==
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=== Is this the right control ===
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* Use command links for a set of mutually exclusive responses like navigation from hub to spoke pages.
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* Do not present single command links.
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* Consider to use a [[KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/Buttons|push button]] for single commands or if the action does not contain navigation.
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=== Behavior ===
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* Provide feedback when result is not aware to user or not available instantaneous. Display a busy pointer or present a progress bar to users.
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* Do not mix command links and command buttons at one place.
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===  Appearance ===
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* Command links are flat.
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* Use standard theme color for links.
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* Always apply an icon to command links.
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* Icons should have a size of 48x48 pixels.
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* Choose a concise, self-explanatory label that clearly communicates and differentiates what the command link does.
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* Do not use ellipsis.
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== Implementation ==
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[[Category:Usability]][[Category:Behavior]][[Category:Viewing_and_Navigation]][[Category:Access_functions]]
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